This is well aged and attractively packaged with its ripe fruits and more mature almond and yeast flavors. The wine has good intensity to go with its taut and tangy character. Drink over the next 2–3 years.
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.