With its sweet dried fruits on the nose, and solid, almost dusty tannins and wood flavors, it has repaid the extra wood aging. The wine is only released six years after harvest and produced in small quantities.
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.