A wine that is beginning to show its age, with yeast and toast dominating the fresh acidity and the broad, creamy character. It has a light texture, with a bite of steel to give the wine a final shape.
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.