Wood aromas along with ripe tropical fruits are the hallmarks of this fully ripe, marvelous wine. It is structured, rich, its fruit given a light cinnamon pinch from the wood. It is so delicious, it could be drunk now, but that would be a shame. Wait until 2017.
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.