Honey and wood aromas lead to a rich, generally rounded wine. Having aged in wood, the white fruits are full, soft and ripe. It's not all immediate pleasure; the wine has a more complex undertow of structure, sweet malolactic character and complex acidity on the finish.
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.