From clay and chalk (Argile and Silex) soil, this wine is all texture, very young and very crisp. With a strongly herbaceous character, it's an intense wine that needs until at least 2016 to soften and fill out. For the moment, just revel in its concentrated flavor.
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.