This is a crisp wine, combining apple freshness with apricot richness. There is a tight edge of acidity and minerality from the chalk soil Chardonnay, although the finish is softer and more creamy.
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.