Another of the many Pessac-Léognan properties in the hands of the Lurton family, this up-and-coming estate is run by Laurent Cogombles, husband of Sophie Lurton. This white is fresh, straightforward, but with a great balance between herbaceous flavors and more weighty white fruits. It is the style of white that opens slowly, satisfyingly, and could even be decanted.
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.