A ripe melon aroma follows through to a wine that is rich, open and generous. While it misses some freshness and acidity, its ripe, rounded fruit flavors are an enjoyable compensation. For short-term aging.
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.