A toasty and buttery wine that is initially smooth and silky. It's only on the mid-palate that the tauter, more steely character of Chablis comes through. With fresh acidity, this easily combines both ripeness and mouthwatering crispness.
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.