While this is certainly crisp, it also has a rich, creamy undertow giving the green plum and herb flavors some warmth and ripeness. It's ready to drink, but could age a year or two.
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.