This is a Sauvignon Blanc, with the addition of some Muscadelle. It is on the ripe side of fresh, giving pear and apricot flavors as well as freshness from some attractive grapefruit flavors, adding piquancy from spice.
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.