While there is plenty of toastiness here, this wine also has a pure and fruity character. It is aromatic, full of white flowers and garden perfumes. Complex with acidity, it also offers lemongrass and spice against a background that is textured, nervy and mineral. Drink from 2018.
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.