With its 20% of Aligoté (80% Chardonnay), the wine is particularly light and bubbly. Its acidity is intense, giving a grapefruit and lemon juice character. It tastes very dry, relying on ripe fruit for its final softness.
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.