An intensely youthful herbaceous character is at work here. The wine is full of gooseberry, lemon and pink grapefruit flavors, laced with some orange zest. It's very fresh and probably too young, so wait until late 2015.
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.