This wine comes from a vineyard next to the legendary Château Grillet in the southern part of the Condrieu appellation. It manages to combine the opulence and richness of ripe Viognier with a refreshing acidity. Apricots dominate the taste, while spices and a touch of wood give it extra interest.
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.