A barrel-aged SB that shows some wood flavor, but this is dominated by the great fruit flavors—tropical fruits, pineapple. There is some chalky minerality as well as fine, fresh acidity.
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.