The Ile de Vergelesses Premier Cru, mainly planted with Pinot Noir, also has a small parcel of Chardonnay in a chalky part of the vineyard. This white brings out great minerality, showing the acidity of the year, very crisp and citrusy.
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.