This dry, spicy wine has its white fruit flavor layered over attractive acidity. It feels firm, and its flavors of almond and lychee are balanced with an austere structure. Give this wine at least three years.
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.