This is a typical blend in Gaillac, combining the broad character of the Loin de l'Oeil with the crisper Sauvignon. It's a fine, ripe wine that is perfumed with white stone fruit and touches of apricot. The wine's full in the mouth although lightly textured. Drink now.
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.