With a strong element of new wood, this has pear flavors, and feels very round and soft. The acidity is there, but subordinate to the ripe, full fruit and the gently rounded structure. Imported by Michael Skurnik Wines.
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.