This is a fine wine with its old-gold character marked by the wood aging and just hints of fresh fruit. Caramel, spice and dried fruits dominate along with milk chocolate. The wine is smooth, balanced and 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.