From very stony soil, this wine has a tense structure. It is nervy, the citrus and white fruits striated with minerality. It's certainly a fine wine and one for aging over at least five years.
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.