Layers of wood-aging spring from the glass along with ripe perfumes from the always-delicious Encruzado grape. This wine shows a great mix between lime and citrus flavors and yellow fruit such as peach. A tangy character reflects a tight, tense, still-young structure. Drink from 2016.
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.