Lightly spicy aromas give this an exotic feel. At the same time, there is plenty of crisp, citrusy acidity, along with a rounded melon texture. The wine is full-bodied, concentrated and will be ready to drink in six months.
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.