This is a tense, textured wine that is still young. Bright, tangy acidity is balanced by apricot and pear flavors, bringing out a delicious yet refreshing character. The wine needs a few more months, so drink from 2016.
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.