This blend of Chardonnay, with portions of the rare white grapes Arbane, Petit Meslier and Blanc Vrai, produces a wine that is richer than a blanc de blancs, with notes of crisp peach, pear and a hint of red fruit. It could be aged for a few months to deepen the flavors.
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.