With its straw color and wood aging aromas, this is rich, bearing yellow peach and pear fruits, along with a toast note and juicy acidity. It's already impressive but should drink well for another three years at least.
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.