Two small schist plots provide the basis of this wine. They give a tight texture, very crisp in character, that needs aging. Green apples, grapefruit and lemon zest add the fruit, although the texture dominates at this young stage. Drink from 2016.
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.