From a bottling that has some toasty maturity, this is a rounded wine. Almond and apple flavors balance each other to produce a ripe and smoothly soft selection. It has notes of toast and mushroom, as well as ripe, lime-driven acidity on the finish.
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.