Tight, mineral and balanced, this a perfumed, fragrant and crisply fruity wine. With its bright acidity, touch of toast and nervy aftertaste, the wine is not quite ready. It comes from an east-facing vineyard across a small valley from the Corton-Charlemagne Grand Cru. Drink from 2017.
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.