Yes, it is dry, but its dryness makes this crisp pink grapefruit-flavored wine great with food. The acidity shocks initially, but then the ripe fruit asserts itself. The wine fills the mouth with waves of freshness, green plums and citrus zest.
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.