Maybe this lacks the stylistic minerality of Savennières because of the hot vintage, but it replaces that with richness, creamy opulence and developing flavors of vanilla and almonds, leaving the acidity bringing up the final taste. Screwcap.
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.