A stunningly intense wine, with ripe fruit with perfectly balanced crisp acidity. At the moment, it is certainly young, but Werner estate, long-established in Hochheim, has made a wine that will develop slowly and beautifully over many years.
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.