Aged in new wood, this wine is warm and rich with spicy vanilla and apricot notes. It has green plum, yellow cherry and citrus flavors that are nicely rolled into a balanced package. It can be drunk now, but would be better to wait a year.
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.