The fogs that roll off the nearby ocean (only one ridge away) give the Riesling the perfect conditions for botrytis. Harvested in mid-October, the wine has a fine balance of rich honeyed fruit and intense acidity. Yellow fruits and a toffee edge add extra flavors. Drink this wine from 2019.
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.