This wine is a great mix of fruit and a tight texture. The two are joined easily by the wood-aging flavors that give a smoky character as well as toastiness. The citrus and crisp peach skin acidity leave a lively aftertaste. 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.