Full marks to the co-op of Ribeauvillé for indicating on the label that this is a medium-dry wine. This is a fresh, very clean, full-bodied wine, which doesn't go for complexity, but does go for ripeness and softness. There is just a touch of spice to complete the wine. Imported by Michael Lerner.
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.