Dominated by steely, crisp Chardonnay, this is fresh, tight and full of citrus and zesty fruits. A mineral edge gives a nervy texture as well as fragrant fruitiness. The bottling could well age: fresh for now, more toasty and with greater depth later.
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.