The touches of wood in this wine are subtle and fragrant. With apple acidity and a crisp texture that balances the wood, the wine is ripe while totally fresh. It is likely to develop over the next few months. Drink from 2017.
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.