Along with De Wetshof, the Graham Beck winery shows that it is possible to produce fine Chardonnay in the hot, dry Robertson climate. This wine is fruit-driven, dominated by green and fresh citrus and lime flavors, and only lightly touched by wood.
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.