This is a full, fragrant and brilliantly fresh wine. It is crisp, with a rounded character that gives richness to the bright apples and pear-skin flavors. Lively while ripe, it has an attractive, mineral aftertaste.
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.