This Chardonnay is generous, closer to Chablis, in a rich southern Champagne style, offering minerality but a rich, wine-like character, with vanilla as well as ripe peaches and soft acidity. Despite its age, the wine shows no sign yet of maturity.
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.