From old vines on chalky soil, this wine minerality as well as concentration. It is crisp but full, ripe but fresh. There's a touch of spiciness to complement the ripe green plum and apple skin 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.