This is a particularly mature nonvintage, with toast and secondary flavors of almonds and yeast. The acidity is there, but it is mature and ripe, leaving a wine that lingers softly, beautifully integrated.
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.