This is a ripe wine, its herbaceous character tempered by green plum and pineapple flavors. It's full in the mouth, with a hint of steeliness to give texture. Great to drink this summer.
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.