This is an intense, aromatic wine. It has green- and white-fruit flavors that are rounded out by oak, which lends a spice note and a soft texture. The finish is tangy and mineral driven. This is worth aging for a year.
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.