Very dry, in the Piper style, this wine is full of ripe, green apples and goosberries. It is fresh, lively and still young, but with good potential over 5 years or more. At this stage, it is more of an aperitif wine, but it could well turn out to be better as a food wine when it matures.
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.