With its aroma of sweet apple and fruity character, this is an immediately likeable wine. It is ripe, with plenty of acidity. It has a lively mousse, and the crisp finish provides an attractive lift.
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.