This is a lightly wood-aged wine, with melon and pear flavors that are rounded by a toast character. Taut orange zest and lime notes balance this softness. The aftertaste is fragrant, crisp and warm.
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.