The fact it comes from a great vintage has allowed this wine its continued place in the sun. It does taste mature, not old, with leather, mushroom along with the firm structure and acidity. But don't age for any longer.
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.