Blending Sémillon and Muscadelle, this is a rich, unctuous wine with a rich texture. Honey and apricot flavors are underlain with intense acidity that gives this superb wine a fine lift and elegance. It could certainly age, but is delicious now.
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.