Tariquet's answer to late harvest wines, this fine, ripe wine, with its layers of sweetness and intense acidity, would be a great accompaniment to pâté and terrines. Made from the south-west's Gros Manseng grape, which many locals claim is the unsung white grape of the future, this is a pure, fruity but complex wine.
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.