A quarter of this nonvintage blend was vinified in wood. That adds some extra richness to the already ripe fruit. Based on the 2013 vintage, the wine is full of pear, crisp apple and hints of apricot. Drink now.
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.