Wood spice flavors still dominate this zingy, mineral-textured wine. As it ages, it will reveal more rich fruit flavors of ripe apricot and pineapple. The acidity balances the wine's fruitiness. Keep for 2–3 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.