There is a touch of toastiness to this otherwise fruity wine, produced by Jean-René Matignon of Château Pichon Baron in Pauillac. It has class as well as attractive tangy acidity and a refreshing citrus backdrop. Drink now.
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.