A full, rich, ripe wine with a contrasting distinct mineral character. Acidity, a fresh lemongrass flavor and a tight texture gives this wine complexity. There is a touch of toastiness, lending a notion of balance between total freshness and maturity.
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.