While 2005 is not a major vintage, it has produced some delicious wines that will mature relatively quickly. That's the case here, with this fresh, raisined wine. Layered with some tannins, it's ripe, on the sweet side and finely balanced.
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.