For the moment, this Chenin is at the young, fresh stage in its evolution. There are green and yellow fruits, a supple structure, and just a touch of vanilla and toast to finish. The acidity is here, so drink this with a great fish dish.
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.