An impressive, rich, creamy, oak-aged Chardonnay that has already developed secondary flavors of almonds and pine nuts. The balance, though, is well preserved; a full, flavorful wine edged with toast and finishing with the fruit acidity. It could well develop over the next 2–3 years.
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.