Pure citrus aromas give this wine an immediate and attractive lift. It is supremely fresh, light and airy, its freshness highlighted by the lightly toasty wood. The texture gives more density, showing rich apple skins and pear spice, followed by a finish that again shows great acidity.
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.