An attractive touch of toast emerges on this ripe, full-bodied wine. It has spice, apple and apricot flavors along with an edge of minerality. Drink now, although it will be better from 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.