Just getting to maturity, this is hinting at toastiness while also retaining all the bright apple and citrus fruit flavors. The taut and steely texture brings out great freshness and a concentrated final acidity. It is just ready to drink.
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.