A full-bodied wine, rich and with peach and pear fruits as well as more citrus character. It's a wine with an edge of steel and crispness, but this is less dominant than the opulent, ripe structure. It does need aging over at least four years.
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.