A tiny vineyard of less than half an acre produces this aromatic wine, its pear and citrus flavors cutting through the smooth texture. The wine has some weight while also showing a great freshness. It will be better in a year's time.
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.