In this strongly wood-aged wine, the spice and toast is as important as the fruit. As the wine matures over the next two to three years, the ripe apricot and pineapple fruit flavors will come through more vividly. Drink from 2015.
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.