Wood aging has produced a well-rounded wine. It has a citrus flavor to go with the more tropical fruit, a good zing of acidity and a crisp aftertaste. Drink now, or age over the next year.
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.