Old vines and barrel fermentation have produced a singularly rich wine. Smooth, creamy and ripe with a predominance of Chardonnay, it has loads of yellow fruit reined in with plenty of acidity and crisp texture. Now just mature, it's ready to drink.
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.