Definitely dry, a wine that has great layers of acidity, citrus and the freshest pineapple. There is a forward fruit character, balanced with an apple-skin texture that produces a vibrant edge. Great Chardonnay from a great vintage.
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.