This is ripe and finely balanced, with its wood-aging character showing well with the yellow fruit flavor. It has weight and a fine sheen of brightness, while the finish shows a crisper side.
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.