While there are considerable flavors of wood aging here, this creamy white is more concentrated on ripe plum and apricot fruits, with attractive acidity and forward fruitiness. It has weight and also a stylish feel to it.
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.