Backsberg's wines have style, and this Chenin is another in a line of successes. An assertive nose of pear, apple, honey and flowers leads a wine offering lovely citrus and floral flavors, cut slightly with a dancing acidity. The wine has dimension but a fresh edge.
Reviews wines from Greece and Cyprus.
Executive Editor Susan Kostrzewa joined Wine Enthusiast in 2006, when she moved from Sonoma, California, to Manhattan. Kostrzewa has written and edited wine, food and travel stories for the past 14 years, and oversees all editorial direction of Wine Enthusiast Magazine and WineMag.com, in addition to the tasting programs. Kostrzewa co-edited the Wine Enthusiast Wine & Food Pairings book and has co-authored numerous books on wine and travel in her career. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org