Full, balanced, with a touch of spice and vanilla, this is a well-made wine. It has sophistication from the tastiness as well as a tight, fresh side from the lime and Rocha pear flavors. It could age a few more months, so drink from 2016.
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.