As the alcohol indicates, this is a rich, full-bodied wine. With sweetness (not indicated on the label) and honey and lemon flavors, it's beautifully balanced and ripe. In addition, it's textured, dense and layered with acidity as well as spice. Drink from 2016.
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.