The small Côte de Lechet Premier Cru is on the south side of the Serein valley. With its northerly exposure, it produces cool, structured wines, very crisp like this, with a delicious green character. Acidity and steeliness add to the texture.
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.