Still showing strong toast aromas, this is slowly developing into a full-bodied, ripe and generous wine. With its apricot and yellow peach flavors, it has a rounded, ripe feel that's contrasted with the fresh acidity that bursts out at the end. Drink now for pleasure, but better to wait until 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.