While there is some botrytis here, this wine is not heavily into that style. Rather it shows freshness, with its white currant and grapefruit acidity and delicate perfume. There is a fine core of sweet apple skin tannins to finish.
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.