The fruit on the nose is reminiscent of hedgerow fruits—blackberries, alpine strawberries, plums and blueberries. The palate is very green with high acidity and light, fresh fruit flavors. The final impression is of a fresh, crisp wine, with just a touch of pepper.
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.