This is a ripe wood-aged wine that has a smooth rich texture. It is rounded with dominant toastiness as well as perfumed fruit. The wine has a cool edge that comes from the influence of the Atlantic while bringing out a ripe apple and apricot character. Drink this wine 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.