The concentration of 2012 shows well in this dense wine. It is tightly structured, with a strong texture that brings out both the acidity and the zesty, tangy and nervy character of the white and citrus fruits. It's a wine for aging; drink from 2018.
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.