This is an attractive wood-aged wine that puts spice and vanilla notes at the same level as the fruitiness. It retains an aromatic character, with hints of green fruit and citrus. Keep for another 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.