Moving toward the more tropical fruit spectrum of Sauvignon Blanc, this is round, with apricot and pineapple flavors. There is a fine streak of citrusy acidity that lifts the ripe fruit.
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.