The gold color and honeyed aromas are a great invitation to this ripe, sweet wine. Wood aging has a given just a hint of toastiness to the opulent honey and lemon flavors. It's hard to resist now, but the wine will be even better from 2017.
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.