Very rich, still closed up, this is a wine that is packed with toasty wood. The fruit that is developing has flavors of sweet pear and pineapple, while the acidity comes through slowly, softly
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.