This is a wood-aged wine beautifully perfumed with acidity and tight spice. Peaches and apricots shine from the glass along with almonds, nutmeg and acidity. It's rich and weighty, needing to age a little longer. 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.