Without any dosage, this bone-dry wine has shocking initial acidity that then opens up to allow the attractive white fruits and mineral character to shine. It is six years old, but it still tastes young and should be kept until 2017.
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.