This is herbaceous, but it also has a ripe yellow-fruit character. It is fresh and crisp, with a great depth of flavor. Its bright acidity and tight-textured finish make this a food wine.
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.