A touch of spice and vanilla from wood aging is balanced by ripe yellow fruits and honey. This wine is freshened by lime-juice acidity that gives a crisp texture. Behind all this fruit is a dense structure, weight and concentration. It's a generous wine that will age further; drink from 2017.
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.