Taut and mineral driven, this is full in the mouth, with ripe apricot and red apple fruits. Acidity lines the edges of the wine, giving it freshness while also being smoothed out by a toast note. It could age for another two 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.