This is a rich mouthful of a wine, with ripe notes of red apple and green plum. Behind the fruit, there is a soft vanilla edge that adds depth of flavor. It's concentrated and ready to age for 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.