Highly aromatic wine, with upfront herbaceous fruits that could give New Zealand Sauvignons a run for their money. What gives it an extra element is a creamy applesauce flavor that smooths the wine and makes it richer.
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.