Taut and edgy, very steely in character, with almost an austere character in its youth. Its fruits are definitely on the citrus side of the spectrum, crisp yet rich as well. The acidity shoots right through the wine.
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.