Soft and open in character, this wine shows spice, white peach and pear flavors. The wine has a dense, concentrated texture, with wood spice giving complexity. Faint tannins give it an edge, which suggests it could age another two years.
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.