The pair to this wine is Nummer 3 in the Kracher 2008 series. This smoother version has touches of toast to go with the intense ginger cake and spice as well as considerable acidity. A rounded, pure nectar of a wine.
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.