This wine is young—full of acidity and rich yellow fruit. A blend of Petit and Gros Manseng, it has the typical honeyed edge yet is bone dry. It will take time for its intense acidity to calm down, so drink from late 2018.
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.