Kiwi fruit, white peaches and other yellow stone fruits give this wine a rich, full-in-the-mouth character. It has freshness as well, lifted by lime acidity, but—a product of the year—it is a warm, open wine that rolls satisfyingly around the mouth.
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.