Pears, ripe quince and yellow fruits frame this intense, fruity wine. While, yes, it is sec (dry), it is more rich, a mouthful of concentrated white fruits layered with acidity, giving a finely creamy texture just touched with 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.