From sandy soils close to the Atlantic, this fresh, crisp wine almost has a salty character in its tangy texture and acidity. It is certainly crisp, light and very refreshing, with lemon and lime flavors and a bright, lively aftertaste. Drink now.
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.