A smooth and creamy wine, with a rich, fruity baked-apple character, and tense, tangy acidity. There is a touch of pepper that offers contrast. Drinkable now, this is also worth aging. Screwcap.
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.