This is a pretty, light and balanced wine. It has attractive acidity plus a crisp edge of grapefruit and a typical touch of spice to give it a lift and an edge. The aftertaste continues the attractive, fresh theme.
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.