Sweet, yes, but so light that it has no time to be cloying. This is a balanced wine: acidity playing off the honey and apricot to give a wine that will make a great apéritif. Fruity and crisp at the end, it is ready to drink.
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.