A tight, bright wine that is on the dry side of Brut, but with enough dosage to give a soft feel. It has apple and lively lime and lemon flavors with a strong stripe of minerality to bring out the texture. This bottling could do with waiting until mid-2015 in bottle.
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.