The castle of the Hardegg family is a magnificent edifice near the Czech border with Austria. The wine from the castle vineyards is concentrated and rich, hinting at vanilla with intense ripe mango and peach flavors. There is pepper, acidity and ripe fruit. Screwcap.
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.