A little wood aging has subdued the fruitiness of this wine while bringing out a rich character with touches of pineapple and honey as well as crisper lemon flavors. It's a wine in progress and will be better from 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.