The wine has an attractive pale green color, suggesting lightness as well as softness. But there is also a fine, steely backbone of rich fruit, with flavors of baked apples and white currants.
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.