Almond paste aromas and an attractive entry for a full-bodied wine that keeps freshness through bright pear and apricot juice flavors and a touch of spicy wood. The acidity shows slowly, but then brings in a wonderful series of citrus flavors.
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.