Herbaceous in character, this is a tight and tangy wine with crisp, grassy fruitiness. It has a rich palate, but maintains a tight and nervy feel to it. Best kept for a year before drinking.
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.