Tight and mineral in character, with grapefruit and touches of new wood to go with the fresh, dominant, taut acidity. The crispness stays right through, giving a bright, citrus aftertaste.
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.