The wine is perfumed with violets and a touch of nutmeg, but that is counterbalanced by its stalkiness. To taste, it is soft, but rather green and lightweight. It is pleasant enough, but doesn't have much character.
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.