While the wine is dry, it has such a wonderful honey character. It is perfumed, ripe and rich with almonds, pear and baked apple flavors. The wine, from a single vineyard, is likely to develop much further. Wait to drink until 2019.
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.