Showing some of the warmth of 2009, as well as the concentration of old vines, this is a rich wine with pure pear and melon fruits and balanced acidity. It's stylish, ready to drink, but could age 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.