Initially soft, this wine then shows a fruity, apple and green plum skin structure. It has fine flavors of creamy apple, lemon and lime and pure, freshly crisp acidity. The finish is richer, the creaminess of the fruit beginning to dominate.
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.