A very aromatic, wood aged wine. It shows great richness and spice from the wood, along with white fruits. The wine also has freshness, in the form of lime and plums. There is a taut, lively aftertaste. Age for 4–5 years.
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.