Lush yellow fruits shimmy through the toast character of this wine. It is certainly rich and full, but structured with a good dose of acidity. This is ripe, rich, suggesting increasing complexity in the next few 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.