Smooth and soft, this is a ripe, white-peach-flavored wine. It has an attractive tang of orange zest and a note of almond, and its bright acidity adds balance. With its fruitiness, it's ready to drink, but it will mature over 2–3 years.
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.