Toast and caramel aromas set the scene for this ripe, smooth wine. It has weight and richness, with a vanilla flavor that meshes with the yellow fruit. With all of its opulence, the acidity is lost somewhere, meaning the wine is ready to drink 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.