Now reaching its peak, this vintage of Ayala's top quality prestige cuvée is ripe, full-bodied and rounded. It has the hallmark dryness of the house although it has been softened by aging and given elegance and style. It's totally 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.