This tropical fruit-perfumed wine from the eighth generation of the Laudet family in Armagnac country is claimed to be the only Chardonnay from the Landes. With pineapple and mango as well as yellow fruits, it is rounded while keeping a crisp cool character. It is young, packed with flavor and ready to drink now.
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.