With its aromas of aftershave and its flavor of lychee, this is hardly a typical Sauvignon Blanc. It does have some green highlights, but the main flavors here are sweet and rich, finishing with red currant 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.