With a definite wood aging character, the wine is ripe and rounded. It also has an attractively steely minerality that gives texture to the ripe pear and peach flavors. The aftertaste is more citrus.
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.