With aromas of superripe fruit, this wood aged wine has a rich, toasty and lightly oxidized character, which in this case adds complexity. It is tangy and aromatic, with pear and citrus flavors that harmonize with the spicy wood accents. It is ready to drink.
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.