The natural late harvest richness of Petit Manseng makes this wine so rich and sweet. Its mango and honey sweetness is balanced by the intense acidity that also comes from this grape. It's beautiful, ripe and delicious now but will be better from late 2018.
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.