From organically cultivated grapes, this fresh but bone-dry wine shows delicious pink grapefruit, ripe juicy pear skins and a hint of caramel and yeast. With its extra weight, this is on the food side of sparkling wines, leaving structured freshness.
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.