With soft acidity, this is already an attractive, warmly white wine. Orange and tangy citrus flavors are balanced by a light touch of wood aging that gives spice. It needs a few more months, so drink from the end of 2014.
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.