This is a beautifully made wine from a great vintage. It is still young and very fresh, although its flavors are now deepening and filling out. Ripe apple, white fruits and a tangy edge of lime zest are balanced by a complex texture along with good acidity. Drink the wine now and until 2020.
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.