This is ripe, with its rich and concentrated character still developing. As it ages, its depth of flavor will lend a mineral texture, with rich mango and pineapple fruits and taut acidity. Age over the next 5–6 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.