The attractive orange color is a reminder that this is made from red Zweigelt grapes. But the texture is proper eiswein, the syrupy, toffee sweetness balanced by a tight layer of fresh acidity, flavors of superripe peaches and a smooth final taste. Imported by Grape Expectations (CA).
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.