A warm and full-bodied wine that is typical of the ripe 2003 vintage. The wine is now mature, hinting at toast, very rich and full in the mouth. The acidity and apricot fruit flavor are well balanced, leaving freshness at the end of this fully-formed wine.
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.