Very soft, creamy in the 1999 vintage style, open and warm. The Chardonnay shows richness, ripeness, with white and yellow fruit flavors, apricots and baked apples, and only the lightest hint of minerality.
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.