A ripe wine that shows some bottle age, this has flavors of toast and yeasty bread as well as textured acidity and lemon-flavored fruit. Well balanced and with a sense of depth, it is balanced between freshness and maturity, 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.