Taking its cue from the cool 2007 vintage, this Smaragd is very pure in its fine white fruit flavors, bone-dry with a definite fruit skin texture. It is crisp as much as rich, leaving fresh acidity to finish. 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.