A rounded style of Sauvignon Blanc that has a full feeling to it. Yes, there is plenty of herbaceous and citrus character but this is just a part of a rich medley of riper fruits all in a steely texture. Worth aging for 2–3 years.
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.