For those who like their non-vintage with some bottle age, this is a fine wine. While it has lost its early freshness, it certainly has gained in complexity, offering ripe, soft, toasty flavors to add to the green plum fruits and acidity.
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.