Sauvignon-dominant, this is a soft wine, which goes for a creamy, elegant character, just underlined by wood. There is acidity, but it is enveloped by the smooth texture, with green plums and white currants balancing a very fresh citric finish.
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.