This is a cool wine from hill vineyards, one that has a strongly mineral, steel texture as well as good fruit. Apples and lime come across strongly over the tangy orange peel texture. With a rounded texture and plenty of acidity, it is ready to drink.
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.