Nutty mature aromas hint at the ripe, certainly mature flavors in the glass. This amazing wine is still intensely rich, still hinting at its past glories of honeyed fruits. But now it is settling comfortably into old age—a wine that is almost dry while still rich. Drink now.
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.