This is a fully mature wine showcasing toast, ripe fruit and citrus acidity at their best. It is not a dry wine, with signs of a relatively high dosage, but that gives the wine softness as well as richness. Ready to drink now, but it will also keep until 2020.
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.