A full, rounded wine, with flavors of asparagus, herbs and ripe quinces. There's acidity, some yeastiness and a taut structure. This probably needs another 6 months aging—drink over the winter 2007/8.
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.