This is a dry wine that wants to become sweet. It has that edge of honey and apricots typical of dry Jurançon along with the freshest, tangy acidity. With its bright fruit, fine texture and hint of toastiness, it will age and will be better 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.