With Viognier and Sémillon in the blend, this has the potential to be a ripe, smoothly textured wine. Acidity acts as a contrast and gives a tight lemon edge. The wine is still young, with its full fruitiness suppressed. Drink from 2016.
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.