A definite improvement on the 2007 version of this wine, it shows some herbaceous character, along with ripe apricot and pear fruits. There's a touch of spice as well, which adds character. Screwcap.
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.