Round and sweet, this offers apricots, white peaches and a touch of honey. To counter the sweetness, a drier spice core turns it from an apéritif to a food wine. Drink now.
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.