The old vines give extra depth and richness to this ripe, creamy wine. It still has the proper crisp, tight texture that gives these cool mountain wines their character. Melon, crisp pear and acidity are all well in balance with the tangy aftertaste. Drink now.
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.