This is a wood-aged wine, rich and with a mix of toast, spice and citrus flavors. Acidity cuts through the richness, making it full-bodied while fresh. Still young, the wine needs time to integrate the wood with the fruit. Drink from 2016.
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.