The wine has all the right crispness and steeliness of a Blanc de Blancs Chardonnay. It also has warmth, yellow fruits along with a touch of apple. That makes a wine that is full-bodied while not missing out on a tight, very fresh aftertaste.
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.