Considering its richness and alcohol, this wine has managed to retain a bright, fresh character. Along with its rich yellow fruit, there is a mineral, salty character that runs through the heart of the wine. It could be aged for 3-4 years.
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.