Yeasty aromas and a tangy herbal character certainly make for an unusual Chardonnay. It is closer to the Jura's Vin Jaune than it is to any normal fruity wine. Drink now for its fascinating flavors.
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.