A soft, wood-aged wine. It feels rich and open with almond and melon flavors. A warm wine, still closed and needing to develop in the bottle for a year to bring out its intensity.
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.