A floral wine, dominated by apple blossom and baked apple flavors. It may be dry, but it is deliciously soft, its fruits very forward at this stage, only just edged with a grapefruit acidity. A great moment to drink now, but it may well close down for the next few years.
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.