This wood-aged wine is smooth with already a good balance between fruit and toast. Ripe and full-bodied, it aged for 10 months in new wood. That has smoothed out the acidity and rounded the corners to give a rich wine that could age. Drink from 2015.
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.