This is a mélange of four grapes – Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Yellow Muscat and Sauvignon Blanc. Inevitably each lends its character to what is an impressive complex wine, with high levels of acidity masked by the sweet orange flavors and layers of botrytis. It should age over many years.
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.