This is a full, rich wine with fruitiness kept in check by a taut, nervy texture and hints of bottle age. The wine has great acidity, lively red-apple and orange-zest flavors, along with hints of mature toastiness. Drink now–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.