This smooth, toasty selection achieves a fine balance between fruitiness and maturity. It is open, a good reflection of the forward 2006 vintage. With tangy acidity, ripe pear flavor and a toasty character, it is now ready to drink.
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.