Here's a wood-aged wine, with peach and pineapple flavors and a rich, round mouthfeel. It has a lighter side, with ample, crisp acidity and the poise of the white wines of 2012. You could drink it now, but better to wait until 2014.
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.