The ultimate in the Kracher lineup of sweet wines, this is destined to become a legend. It is hugely liquorous, intensely flavored with botrytis, honey, acidity, and enticing aromas of honeysuckle and sweet cottage garden flowers. Because this essence couldn't ferment above 4% alcohol, it is not allowed to be called wine, so is described as partially fermented grape must.
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.