This is showing some maturity with its ripe apple fruits and taut texture. Very dry, it is still rich and ripe enough to sustain the intense grapefruit and citrus 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.