The high proportion of Sémillon in the blend gives the wine an extra richness. That rounds out the more herbaceous character and brings in ripe peach and kiwi flavors. It's already a lively, drinkable wine, but should only improve over another few months.
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.