A lightly smoky aroma shows the wood aging of this wine. It is toasty, with a mineral touch, and the ripe yellow fruits are developing well. Smooth and potentially rich, this needs a few more months to show at its best. Drink from 2015.
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.