Richly wood-aged, this is a serious white wine. With spice and light toast allied to the ripe tropical and yellow fruits, it needs aging. Juicy acidity cuts through the full body, giving a lift of citrus to the rounded, opulent fruitiness. 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.