The Heiligenstein vineyard is a great one, and from this Willi Bründlmayer produces three great wines. Of the three, this is the most accessible when young, already a complete wine, with minerality and also warmth from the very ripe, rounded fruits, just edged with crispness.
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.