Ripe hedgerow and toast aromas follow through to a sophisticated wood-aged wine. The barrel aging is finely judged, supporting the citrus, mango and orange flavors. It is ready to drink, but certainly worth aging.
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.