Smooth, lightly oily-textured wine, with a vivid citrus character over the more emollient pear flavors. It has attractive acidity, carrying through the rich texture. It is ready to drink now, but will profit from aging.
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.