A smooth, wood-aged wine that has a rich texture, layers of toast and nutmeg from the wood and peach fruits. The wood needs time to integrate, but already shows that this is going to be a rich wine.
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.