This is a big, rich and complex wine that is both elegant and powerful. With its tropical fruits, apricot, wood spice and beautifully balanced acidity, this is a great wine. There are so many things still maturing, it has considerable potential for aging over five years and more.
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.