A delicious wine that steers a wonderful path between crisp, mineral acidity and opulent white and yellow fruits. There is a sense of style and poise here, acidity slipping neatly into the ripe fruit. It has aging potential for 5–6 years, probably more.
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.