Ripe, fruity, full flavored wine. It shows its wood aging in the toasty character that lies over the herbaceous fruit. Rounded, smooth with a burst of citrus. Drink next year, but also age.
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.