A light touch of toastiness gives this Despagne family wine extra richness. It offers spice as well as plenty of crisp green and citrus fruits. The two elements balance and will allow this wine to age well. Drink from late 2017 or even early 2018.
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.