This is a creamy wine, rounded and soft. A touch of pepper adds interest and brings out the apple flavors. It's crisp at the end while still retaining a smooth and fruity character. It's delicious to drink now.
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.