As bright as a button, this is a crisp, cool wine, lightly herbaceous and deliciously fresh. Just touched by six months wood aging, the wine has an extra layer of richness that contrasts with the young green and citrus fruits. Drink now, or, better, keep until 2016.
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.