Perfumed, ripe local white grapes are the backbone of this soft, full-bodied wine. It's rich, full of yellow fruits and plums. Spice gives a touch of pepperiness that is then cut by the final acidity. It's attractive now, but will be better from 2016.
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.