This is a super-ripe, rich wine that's very full in the mouth. It has an opulent feel to it, while also retaining acidity and crisp lemon and apple flavors. The aftertaste brings out pepper as well as a more mineral character. Drink from 2014.
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.