Slow to show its full potential, this will be a opulent, ripe wine that will retain a sense of structure. With rich yellow fruits and melon giving the immediate attraction, the backbone is firm with a wood flavor and mineral textures. It's for aging, so drink from 2017.
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.