Aromas of spice and toast are echoed in the sweetly woody palate. This is an elegant wine, soft, full and only just crisp. It has the roundness and richness of a Chardonnay, finished with ripe yellow plums and a tangerine zest.
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.