Gold in color, this is a mature wine. A tight mousse gives just the right prickle, but its fruitiness is now changing to toastiness bringing a ripe, full aftertaste.
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.