Emphasizing the herbaceous nature of Gros Manseng, this is a ripe, full and fruity wine. The flavors of fresh citrus combine with herbs and broad beans to give a wine with some weight, although with taut final acidity.
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.