This is rich, touched by very ripe fruit, verging on sweetness. There are flavors of honey, mangos, and hints of wood that suggests maturity. Well balanced.
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.