Onion skin veering to pink color for this stylishly presented wine from Ayala, now owned by Bollinger. It has some fresh raspberry fruits, but goes further with its seriously crisp, dry acidity and delicate, elegant balance with structure and mature flavors.
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.