Certainly with herbaceous character, this wine also has more depths of flavor than the simple fruity surface. There is a core of green fruit skin tannins giving the wine a fine structure. There are fine kiwi, even lychee spice, flavors and the wine ends fruity, fresh, yet rounded and concentrated.
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.