This is a blend mainly of the local Loin de l'Oeil with a touch of Sauvignon. Together they give a rich, while balanced wine, allowing acidity to keep the luscious peach, pear and honey flavors crisp and fragrant. Drink now, but the wine will age well.
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.