With Chardonnay giving weight to the blend, this is a full-bodied, rich and ripe wine. It has great balance, with flavors of pineapple, citrus and sweet pear enclosed in the firm texture. Worth aging for a few 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.