Alitgoté, the other white grape of Burgundy, can produce attractive herbal wines that have considerable freshness. This is crisp and lively, showing citrus and earthiness. It's not for aging, so 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.