An impressively mature 20-year old tawny, showing great layers of wood acidity, dark figs and well-integrated spirit. In the house style, it is not a big wine, more perfumed and delicate, and elegant.
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.