Here's a plump, comfortable wine reflecting the warm vintage for whites. It is rich and soft, although with plenty of toast and spice from the barrel fermentation and aging. This generous wine needs a few more months to allow the fruit to speak. Drink from late 2018.
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.