This is a ripe Sauvignon Blanc, full and rounded. Tropical fruits and ripe apricots are balanced by lively acidity. With its concentration of flavors, this is an already delicious wine, but would benefit by waiting until 2015 to add complexity.
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.