The granite soil of the Holder vineyard lends itself to Pinot Gris, allowing the grapes to keep freshness while adding a rich undertow. This wine is full in the mouth, medium sweet in style and generous. It will age over the short-term, so drink from 2016.
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.