Thirty-year-old vines and short wood aging have produced a well-balanced, rich wine that is both dry and fruity. Honey and baked-apple flavors are laced with acidity and softened with wood aging. The wine can be drunk now, although it will be much better from 2019.
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.