While the first signs of maturity are showing, the wine also retains fresh currant and pear flavors. It is warm, rounded and ripe, with some yeast and toast notes as well as touches of spiced pear and baked apples.
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.