A dry Vouvray, but one that has so much richness it seems almost sweet. It's a great contrast of flavors—apricots alongside fresh apple juice, lemon, honey and a rich, soft texture. A wine that is delicious now but, with its mineral character, will also age magnificently.
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.