Soft, rather bland wine, which seems to play down the crispness of good Chenin in favor of a wood-dominated style. Baked apple and cream flavors are present, with some juicy green plum acidity somewhere in the background.
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.