This is a soft wine. It has just the lightest hints of aromatic white flowers that show on the palate as white fruits with a more steely backbone. It's already a wine to drink, although it will be better, with a chance to bring out more fruitiness, from 2016.
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.