A fine, soft wine, with a hint of mature petrol already. There is dryness, fine acidity, flavors of white currants, peaches and a steely, mineral character. This is the second level of quality from Hugel, and it posesses a good potential from aging.
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.