A creamed apple note that is shot through with perfumed acidity and lemon juice. It has an edge that is crisply herbal, adding texture to this cool-climate, though rich, wine.
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.