Aligoté shows a mineral character, with a chalky feel along with high-toned citrus- and green-apple flavors. Made from grapes sourced from 35-year-old vines, this has intensity as well as a crisp texture.
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.