Intense acidity precedes the ripe yellow fruits of this bright wine. It has a rich texture that's very minerally and steely, pairing with a vanilla note from its wood aging. It's a wine to be consumed young, over the next 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.