A young, still green-fruited wine, all citrus and apples. It has weight, though, giving it a rich potential. The flavors show concentration, a mineral edge, almost steely in character. Enjoy it now for its crispness or in a year for greater roundness.
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.