Ripe in structure and fruit, this wine still keeps a steely backbone of minerality. The flavors are of pears, pink grapefruit, orange zest, all fine tangy fruits that also keep plenty of acidity and freshness. It has the elegance and delicacy that seems to be the hallmark of Bruno Paillard's wines.
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.