Flavors of yellow fruit, peach and apricot are given a light burst of acidity and sent on their way with a mineral texture. This wine is all fruit at first, but with the apple skin edge, it needs a year of bottle age.
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.