A sweet Gewuztraminer, ripe while still delicate. It provides a fascinating take both on the grape, giving more honey than spice; and on the terroir that has produced a highly structured wine. With its concentration and the sense of acidity in the background, it will age, so drink from 2017.
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.