From fruit growing around the village of Wettolsheim, this is a powerful, earthy style of wine. It may not have subtlety, but it makes up for this in its fresh impact, with flavors lemon, of grapefruit and some minerality and a tannic structure.
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.