Full bodied and ripe, this also has a dry, taut intensity. The flavors of white fruit, spice and nut are beginning to mature. This is a rich effort, and it could age longer.
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.