With its flavor that edges toward oxidative, this is the antithesis of easy, fruity white Bordeaux. That makes it an edgy, exciting wine, with spice, ginger and lychee flavors adding to the caramel wood over green plums.
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.