Full and rich, this is a beautifully concentrated wine. It's packed with apricot and citrus, but it also has a serious, mineral -driven side that gives it a taut texture. The acidity is intense, and it needs several months to soften and integrate. Keep this for 2–3 years or more.
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.