Mango and apricot flavors come through strongly with this wine. It is rich, full and already maturing. Black currant flavors give the acidity the wine needs, shooting through the more exotic fruits. At the end, it is open, generous and ripe.
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.