With six months aging on the wine's lees to give greater intensity, this blend of a range of local grape varieties is perfumed, fragrant and with great fruitiness. Pear, apricot and crisp green apple fruits dominate with a fine tang of final acidity. Drink now.
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.