A mature wine, this is both fruity and nicely wood-aged. It has ripe dried fruits, apricot as well as raisins, giving freshness and old gold acidity. The fine balance works well.
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.