This is a ripe wine with tropical fruit flavors that are cut with fine green acidity. There is a good texture with some nerviness as well as lively acidity on the finish. It's a style of wine that needs food.
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.