This is an impressive concentrated wine. Now with a couple of years of aging, it has lost its baby acidity and developed a leaner more structured character. That goes with the apple and citrus fruitiness to give the wine a balanced mature character. It is ready to drink.
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.