While the wine has all the steely crispness you expect in a Chablis, it also offers ripe fruitiness that gives a full-bodied, round character. Acidity cuts through to give a lift to the fruit and to the tight texture of this young wine. It should age until 2015.
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.