The one-third of Sémillon in this wine gives it a feeling of weight and richness. It has a touch of spice from new wood, flavors of ripe pear and pink grapefruit and a full, rounded mouthfeel.
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.