The fruit here is soft and rounded, with pleasant green and white fruits. It has some richness, but the acidity is unbalanced, giving too much green. The cool year may be to blame.
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.