Big and with some sweetness, this is a full vintage wine from a great year. There is freshness, but the wine is dominated by ripe fruit touched by caramel and has a rich, toasty aftertaste.
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.