This is a ripe rounded wine. It has generous apricot and red-berry fruits that are lifted by spice. The schist soil gives a mineral edge to the wine while the acidity in the background is just right to give this wine its crisp aftertaste. Drink this balanced wine 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.