Full and rounded, this has ripe apple and peach fruits that are contrasted with the taut, minerally line of citrusy acidity. It has weight and structure from the flavors of apple skin and orange zest. It needs to age at least four years. 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.