This is a beautifully rounded wine with just a hint of green fruits. There is spice from the wood, adding extra dimension, along with apple acidity. Minerality gives texture at the end.
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.