A single vineyard field blend of old vines has produced a ripe wine that has considerable ginger-spice wood flavors. It has an opulent texture: very smooth and showing complete maturity. The fresh fruit has become honey and dried fruits with almonds and a touch of pepper. Drink the wine 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.