The rock soils of the Kollmütz vineyard give a very lean, mineral, almost austere character to this wine, in its early development. This is going to broaden out—there are already the green plum, intense flavors and a bright, crisp acidity. Screwcap.
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.