Grown on Kimmeridgian chalk, this is one of a series of wines from different soils. It's mineral driven, while also having great fruitiness. Full and rich, it's likely to take a few years to mature. It offers an impressive expression both of Sauvignon Blanc and its terroir.
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.