Always one of the most reliable and successful white Bordeaux brands, dominated by Sauvignon Blanc. The 2005 is a rich, tropical fruit and white currant-flavored wine. There is some green plum, fresh acidity and a hint of wood. Great as an apéritif, it also works well with sushi.
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.