The extra year in bottle has given this ripe and creamy wine both an aromatic character and a full-bodied, smooth texture. It's delicious to drink now, ripe and mature.
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.