This is a mature and toasty vintage, showing notes of yeast, croissant and toast flavors. The fruit is still there, with notes of quince, pear and green plum partnered with acidity. It is balanced, ripe and ready to 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.