Intense acidity is the mark of this wine. It is very crisp, with green apple and grapefruit flavors, touched by yeast. It is still young, needing bottle age to reduce the almost painful acidity, which remains in the mouth even though the final finish is soft.
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.