A mature, toasty wine from a vintage that is generally maturing well now. This 50/50 blend of Grand Cru Chardonnay and Pinot Noir is dry and elegant, but not hugely fruity. It emphasises more the yeastiness and the toast which are showing well.
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.