With richness and alcohol similar to some California Chardonnays, this is a far cry from the more elegant whites of the region. A blockbuster selection, this is packed with yellow fruit and herb flavors, showing fine concentration and depth of flavor. Ready to drink, but it will age for 3–4 years.
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.