Now mature, this is a deliberately oxidized wine that's very ripe with strong notes of almond and yeast. It may require an acquired taste, but it has a great character of richness and complex texture. Drink now.
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.