This rich, spicy wine holds beautiful lemon fruit flavors that cut the natural ripeness. A tangy texture gains extra dimension from the wood aging. Drink now, but the wine will age well to 2015.
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.