This smooth Sauvignon Blanc-dominated wine is soft, lightly spicy and ready to drink. It is ripe with only light acidity. Lemon and crisp apples show strongly at the end. Third-generation Lafarge owner Jean-Pierre Leymarie was born on the estate.
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.