This wine shows so much rich fruit. It has a herbal edge, but the yellow and white fruits really define it. Wood-aging has left hints of spice, and the wine also has a tangy, mineral edge. It is ready to drink.
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.