This is a wonderful expression of Petit Manseng with its ripe orange and honey flavors and beautiful floral character. It's a rich wine, but one that is so poised and fragrant that the weight doesn't show at all. Drink now, but the wine will be better in 2015.
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.