A ripe and richly fruity wine that has a soft heart, this has generous pear flavor along with a good dollop of spice. The balance comes from the appley acidity and tight texture. It is ready to drink now and until 2020. 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.