This is a bright, crisp, nonvintage blend. While it is fruity and youthful in character, the blend's older vintages also make it taste mature. Pear and apple notes dominate, lacing through the tangy, zesty texture.
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.