There is just a touch of sweetness here, with apricot and nut flavors offering ripeness and a soft, full-in-the-mouth character. The wine has a light touch, and should be a delicious apéritif wine, or try it paired with Chinese food.
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.