This is a crisp, bone-dry wine from vines on the plateau above Vouvray. It has a strongly tangy texture, with lemon zest and tight acidity adding to minerality. It needs to calm down from its in-your-face freshness, so drink from 2017.
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.