The cool Côte de Lechet vineyard has produced a steely, crisp and mineral wine. It has much to do with texture as fruit at this stage. Nervy and racy, this is a many-layered wine hinting at the green and citrus fruits that are developing. 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.