Moderately intense, bright golden yellow in color. Aromatically intense with clear notes of fresh tropical fruits such as papaya, as well as peach and yellow grapefruit. Notes from the nicely melded French oak are in proper harmony to deliver light touches of vanilla and toast. The palate is quite fresh and crisp, and the body is light enough to allow the fruity character to shine through. Ends on a very pleasing and persistent finish.