This is a fine, mature wine, showing delicious toasty characters, mature fruit and a long, fine line of bubbles. Full-bodied but crisp, it has complex flavors of pears and almonds, plus some minerality. Good as an apéritif wine, but even better with food. Imported by W.J. Deutsch & Sons.
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.