A subtly peppered wine made from 60-year-old vines. It is richly textured, creamy with an attractive peach and lemon blend. Not for aging, but this traditional Alsace variety certainly offers a delicious surprise.
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.