This is a generous, opulent wine with spicy notes from wood aging complementing pear and ripe apple flavors. There is a sprinkle of lemon zest giving freshness to the rich texture. Full bodied but still well balanced, this is a wine to age. Drink from 2015.
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.