Although Chenin Blanc from the Loire is better known, it does, in fact, have its origins in the Southwest. So it's a return of the native in this rich, smooth and floral wine. It is fruity while keeping a ripe, honeyed character that balances with a more citrus aftertaste. Drink now and until 2023.
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.