The extra year of aging has made a world of difference to this wine, giving it rich pears and white peach as well as refreshing acidity. Even that additional time is not enough, so give this concentrated wine until late 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.