With just the merest hint of bubbles, this is a bright, breezy wine, very herbaceous in its clean character. The bubbles and the wine sit uneasily together, resulting in a wine that's not altogether balanced. Screwcap.
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.