Chalky in texture, the wine has an edgy texture lightened by sweet currant flavors. It has freshness from sweet apple acidity, the sweetness kept in check by minerality and structure.
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.