Definitely on the grassy, herbaceous side, this second white wine of Vieux Château Gaubert has freshness. But it is the intensity of its grapefruit, gooseberry and green kiwi flavors that are dominant, given an extra edge of some spice.
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.