This honeyed wine is so balanced and elegant. It combines ripe yellow fruits, wild honey and the most wonderful intense acidity that is the hallmark of Petit Manseng. It is a young wine, still bursting with freshness and sliced-apple crispness. Wait until 2017 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.