This is beautifully crisp, with its acidity cutting the tense, mineral texture. It has a light touch, and is perfumed with green apple and pineapple notes that dance on the palate. Age 2–3 years. 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.