Wonderful floral aromas of white spring flowers, and soft, lightly sweet fruit, with a balancing layer of crispness, make this a wine that is more ready to drink than 2001s, but with the other side that it has less aging ability.
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.