Fruity and open, it has some steely texture but the dominant character is ripe citrus and yellow fruits that burst out of the glass. It should age until 2015 but is already delicious.
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.