This is a smooth, yellow fruit-flavored wine that comes from a small area of the appellation. It has ripe apricot fruit and a toasty, creamy texture, giving it rich, full flavor. A light touch of textured minerality lifts the wine on the finish.
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.