With its rich texture, this could almost be a Chardonnay. The acidity and the steely texture makes the difference. It gives the wine an open fruitiness—very citrus and sliced green apples. The wine is fresh and deliciously crisp. Drink now.
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.