A ripe and rounded wine, this is touched by honey as well as rich yellow fruits, and is generous and full in the mouth. Apples and peaches shine here. As the wine opens up, it develops a fresher side, bringing in a touch of minerality and giving a really crisp aftertaste. Drink 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.