While it has no wood aging, the wine discloses attractive caramel and vanilla flavor. Although it has plenty of herbaceousness, it also offers richer apricot and quince flavors that bring out a warmer side. Almonds and acidity come together well at the end.
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.