Produced from vineyards in the mountains away from the coast, this cool wine still gives free rein to the richness of Vermentino. There is an herbal touch, some spice and ripe apricot flavors. Balanced and fruity now, it will be better from 2016.
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.