The wine is smooth and creamy, its acidity just pointing up the ripe apple and pineapple fruit flavors. It does have a crisp citrus edge that just freshens the aftertaste. This is a wood-aged wine, the toast giving a light spice and nutmeg character. Drink this attractive wine now.
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.