The wine shows interesting oxidation and toast from the Savagnin grape in the blend. It has creamed apple and zesty bitter orange flavors as well as tight, nervy acidity.
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.