This is a ripe style of Sauvignon, as befits a wine from the warm south of France. But it has an attractive crisp undertone which gives it a lift. This would be great with rich fish dishes, with its ripe tropical fruit 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.