Soft and ripe, this has the richness of ripe apples and pears, but is lightened with bright acidity. There's a great tang of lemon to lift the wine into crispness while remaining richly textured.
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.