Strong, concentrated honey flavors dominate this wine that is maturing well. It has a firm edge of dry botrytis to accentuate its rich orange and spice notes. Hints of acidity lend balance, although more would be welcome to provide relief from the richness. Drink now.
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.