A beautifully balanced wine, its acidity lacing through the smooth apricot and orange zest flavors and riper red fruits. It does show richness and weight, although always with great freshness.
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.