From a small parcel of old vines in Avize in the heart of the Côte des Blancs, here is a wine that really expresses the intensity of its chalk terroir. It has all the texture and tautness along with a steely structure and pure, very fresh lime 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.