A very young wine, with great ripe red fruit flavors, from this single parcel wine. At this stage, when it is all fruit, the tannins, the acidity and the wood flavors are submerged. But it's going to be a fine, serious, long-lived wine.
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.