This wood-aged wine is rich and full of tropical fruits as well as a light touch of toast. Crisp acidity lies in the background, giving freshness to the natural ripeness of the fruits. It's still young, still showing a strong, tangy texture, so wait to drink until 2016.
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.