Given a year's aging, this Chenin Blanc has lost its initial fruitiness while gaining a more nutty, complex series of flavors. It is rich, full and packed with both acidity and baked-apple fruit flavors. The wine has potential for aging over 2–3 years.
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.