The herbaceousness comes from both the Sauvignon and Sémillon in the blend. The Sémillon also gives a full texture as well as potential richness. With attractive citrus acidity, this is a very drinkable wine that can age.
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.