Bright and crisp, it has a steely edge that is crispened with acidity, a strong citrus element and a very pure fruitiness. The wine should age until 2016 to be at its best.
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.