There is a definite spritz to this ripe and creamy wine. It has the freshest fruit, of course, rounded out by a baked apple flavor and sweet grapefruit acidity. Weight as well as freshness.
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.