It's not clear why this wine needs such a heavy bottle because the wine inside is attractively light and fresh. It has apricot and pineapple flavors, fresh with acidity and yellow fruits. The wine will be ready to drink from late 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.