Ripely rich, this is full of soft fruit, with a dominant note of apricot. It has just a touch of spice to add piquancy, while the smooth texture is given a tight edge by a lemon juice flavor. An impressive wine that will age over the next 2–3 years.
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.