One-quarter of the wine is aged in wood that leaves the merest touch of toast on the palate. The wine is ripe, hinting at yellow fruits along with an abundance of acidity. The end is crisp and tight, and the wine needs further aging. Drink from 2016.
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.