While Chardonnay may not be native to Southwest France, the Chenin Blanc is. So this blend of spicy and creamy wine has roots in its terroir. The combination of varieties gives minerality, a ripe green-fruit texture and great acidity. This fruity wine is ready to drink.
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.