A short wood-aging has given this rich wine a creamy smooth character. That balances with the ripe yellow and tropical fruits that are cut with acidity. It is still a young wine and will certainly be better 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.