With some fermentation in barrel, this wood-touched wine is rounded as well as fruity. Citrus and pineapple flavors give liveliness, with acidity cutting through the spice. Drink now.
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.