Smooth, creamy and round, this ripe wine features appealing spice, toast and delicious fruitiness. It has an attractive layer of tannin along with firm minerality, adding structure, hints of wood and a finely textured character. Bright and fruity at the end, it will be ready from 2016.
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.