The wine is typically light and fruity, although a year from the harvest it has lost its total freshness and filled out. It is fruity with apples and zingy citrus that are softening and becoming more rich. Drink now.
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.