With winemaker Bernard Portet from Clos du Val in charge here, it's not surprising this is a finely crafted wine. It has ripe green fruits and a subtle layer of acidity over crisp, full, grassy flavors. It's delicious and definitely food oriented.
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.