With a touch of caramel and honey, typical of the vintage, this wine is ripe, generous and ready to drink. It has a light texture, with orange zest and apricot fruit flavors. The aftertaste is fresh, crisply acidic while remaining ripe and full.
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.