This wine is ripe and spicy with flavors of pineapple and creamed apple. It's youthfully delicious at the moment, but with good potential for aging. The acidity is just in balance, giving a fresh aftertaste. Drink now for its freshness, or age for greater complexity.
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.