The wine is soft, round and full in the mouth, with balance between fresh citrus and ripe melon and pear fruits. The acidity gives a great lift, adding to the steely texture and final burst of fruit.
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.