This goes for the tropical fruit side of Chardonnay, a big mouthful of round, rich fruit, yellow pears, apricots, lifted by a touch of kiwi. There is a final crispness to keep the whole fruit salad in order.
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.