Initially, there are hints of sulfur, but once those blow off, the wine reveals a crisp, fresh and grassy character with tight acidity and lemon and grapefruit flavors. Not for aging, so drink over the next year.
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.