With its greater acidity, this is less of a dessert Pinot Gris than others in the Zind-Humbrecht range. It has a mineral note to go with the floral character and exotic perfumes. The balance, though, is just right, a fine mix of richness and 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.