This is still a very young wine. The fruit is there, with its flavors of cantaloupe and melons, but it is currently dominated by young, yeasty flavors. Rich, full and intense, the wine lasts forever in the mouth. —R.V.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.