With some fermentation in oak, this has weight as well as freshness. It's a rounded, smooth and lightly textured wine that's full of green apple and pear fruit flavors. Well structured, it could be drunk young, although it will be better from the end of 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.