Fruity and structured, this strongly wood-aged wine is packed with toast. That dominates the fresh apple and pear fruits that are underneath all this spice and toastiness. Rich and full bodied, the wine is still developing, so drink from 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.