This has the typical character of Sauvignon Blanc and its purity of fruit. But it is the minerality, the sense of vineyard that sets it apart. This fruity, rich wine has a creamy texture that's worth aging for several years 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.