Fresh and juicy initially, it then develops a fuller, more complex character. It has weight and richness, with flavors of spice and yellow fruit and a streak of a citrus. There is good concentration in this intense, full-bodied and ageworthy wine.
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.