This is an aromatic, ripe, fresh wine, full of baked-apple and pear flavors. They are cut with grapefruit acidity to give a wine that's both rich and really crisp. The wine, produced on the edge of the sweet wine region of the Layon Valley, is ready to drink.
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.