From Bas Armagnac vineyards, this is a typical blend for Côtes de Gascogne. The wine's dollops of Colombard and Sauvignon Blanc give a strongly herbal, fruity character. It is light and crisp, tangy in grapefruit and a powerful squeeze of lemon juice. 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.