A wine that manages to straddle the twin peaks of freshness and maturity with ease. There are plenty of crisp pink and white fruits, but also a layer of mature acidity that offers a more complex series of secondary flavors, spice, toast and some tannins.
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.