This is very textured, with lemon zest and grapefruit acidity. It shows refreshing acidity, with a minerally, tangy and tight feel. With all this tautness, the wine needs to age for another 2–3 years.
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.