This is a sweet ripe wine, a blend of Gros and Petit Manseng. It has lychee and peach flavors and a layer of acidity, all given richness by the botrytis and honey flavors. The wine is ready to drink, soft and with a touch of ginger spice at the end.
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.