The 50-50 blend of Chardonnay and Aligoté gives a tangy, zesty lemon-flavored wine. It has a textured character, crisp and full of the freshest acidity. It could benefit from a few months in bottle, so when you buy, wait a little.
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.