This wood-fermented wine is full of ripe yellow fruits that are cut by the acidity. It is dense with spice and a generous texture. The richness is balanced by the citrus acidity and the mineral edge. Age the wine for another year and drink from 2018.
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.