Currants and white fruits layer with acidity and a tight structure of crisp apples skins. This is a full-in-the-mouth wine, showing plenty of acidity, but also a rich fruit character, hinting at the honeyed sweetness that is not far away.
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.