Soft, with fat flavors that fill out in the glass. This has a crisp edge to it, though, hinting at mineral, while keeping the ripe pear flavors. The aftertaste shows some of the characteristic Chenin Blanc nuttiness.
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.