It must be the older vines, but compared to the simpler version of this wine, this has a firm structure of apple skins that goes well with the clean taste, the mouth-wateringly fresh acidity and green plum fruits.
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.