Fresh lemon and gooseberry flavors lend an herbaceous edge to this fruity but tightly textured wine. It has richness and density, but it's a wine that is both refreshing and serious. Keep for a year before drinking.
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.