New wood and yellow fruit aromas give an exotic spice- and caramel-flavored wine. The acidity is rounded, sweet, delicious, lifted by intense new wood flavors. This is a rich Chardonnay, well tempered by final crispness.
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.