Crisply dry, and very fresh, this is dominated by green, tangy fruits, pink grapefruit and a core of minerality. It has a lightness, but it does need to age, for its acidity is still massive.
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.