This is a crisp, steely style of Pinot Blanc. It is fruity, with intense lemon and pineapple flavors that give acidity. The texture brings out minerality and a taut character. It's worthy of another year in bottle.
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.