The Chardonnay in this blend with Vermentino creates a smooth, unctuous texture. Acidity and richness combine to bring out citrus and apricot flavors. The end delivers a zesty, mineral tang. Drink now.
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.