Full, rich and round, this is packed with ripe yellow-fruit flavors, layered with toast. It bears a spice note, delicious acidity and a concentrated, open finish. Let it age for 2–3 years, but it is also enjoyable 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.