Although the wine is dry, it has a delicate softness that gives a broad spice and fruit character. The acidity is already well integrated into the ripe texture. It's not a wine for aging, but for drinking now as an apéritif.
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.