Intensely ripe wine, with melon and pear flavors, spiced with just the right amount of wood and structured fruit skin tannins. So classy, this is a beautiful wine, boasting the richness of 2009 while still keeping a sense of nervy texture.
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.