While the 50% Chenin Blanc in this blend produces acidity and a tight apple flavor, the 50% Chardonnay rounds the wine out with warm peach and sweet pear. It is ripe and full in the mouth.
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.