A floral, fruity and intensely perfumed wine, yeasty, with mature acidity and almond flavors underlining the green lime element. It is very dry, needing the extra year since harvest to round it out and give it richness as well as freshness.
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.