The wood flavors smooth out this ripe green plum and apple wine, giving toast and caramel alongside the fruit. It has some crispness, but the main texture is round and soft.
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.