A hugely sweet wine, almost the essence of botyrtis, made from 100% Pinot Blanc, with marmalade and orange peel flavors. There is a high level of acidity under all this sweetness, giving balance and complexity. This is as rich and concentrated as many TBAs.
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.