This is a ripe, honeyed, single vineyard wine. It's textured and with a hint of steel, but the main character is rich fruit, peaches, apricots and quince. Warm and rich, it can be drunk now, but will be better in a 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.