Smooth and rich, this is a big wine, initially almost Chardonnay-like in its creamy richness. But then the Riesling's fresh perfumes and intense acidity kick in. White berries follow, while there are hints of white pear. Age this wine for 5 years.
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.