Wood aging brings out a totally different side of Grüner. It adds tropical fruit flavors, a richer texture and a fuller, more Burgundian character. This is an exceptional wine that could well age. Drink now and until 2019.
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.