Just off-dry, this ripe, yellow-fruited wine is smooth and immediately drinkable. Pinot Auxerrois, a clone of Pinot Noir mainly found in Alsace and neighboring Lorraine, gives a soft, rich and creamy wine that's laced with lightly herbal acidity.
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.