From a parcel of vines planted on schist and close to the Lake of Grandlieu, this is a smooth, still-young wine. It has the freshest acidity, laced with citrus and green pear. Lightly textured and bright at the end, it's ready to drink.
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.