This is a smooth, ripe wine, just hinting at wood. Honey and lemon flavors are cut by tight, mineral acidity. It's perfumed from the Muscadelle in the blend, giving a rich wine that is developing fast. Drink from 2015.
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.