From vines close to the sea, this wine does have a salty tang to its ripe soft fruits. Flavors of creamed apples and spice fill the glass, giving a smooth wine with just enough acidity. Drink now.
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.