Soft, fruity and ripe, this is deliciously flavored with pear and melon notes. It opens slowly to reveal its wood aging and a hint of spice. Still developing, this needs 2–3 years of aging.
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.