This is a wine that balances maturity with a light, fresh style. It's elegant and immediately attractive with a straight line of acidity cutting through the apple and lemon flavors. It is ready to drink now, but likely to improve for several more years. Drink through 2020.
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.