Dominated by Sémillon, this crisp wine could well become more rich and smooth as it develops. There are hints of yellow fruits as well as bright citrus. It comes from 33-year-old vines that surround a 17th century château. The wine, fresh now, will develop and fill out. So drink from 2017.
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.