Karl Holzapfel is rapidly moving up the ranks of top Wachau producers, as a wine this ripe and creamy retains the freshness of 2007, but gives weight, depth of flavor, layers of pear and spice and a tight, slate structure. A powerful wine, but one that also retains a lively character. 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.