Drappier seems to be able to make a bone-dry wine without losing rich fruit character. It is crisp, tight and packed with acidity, yet it also has a full, very attractive strawberry character.
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.