Bottled in 2003, this LBV is ready to drink. It is very sweet with notes of toffee and almond, along with mature fruit flavors of raisin. The downside is that the alcohol seems to stand out on the palate, giving a burning aftertaste.
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.