Full and fat, this has an oily, ripe fruit texture—a sign of its warmth and richness. It's a food style of wine, with apricot and pear flavors that are round and generous. 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.