With its softness, its layers of wood, this wine has delicious apple and cream flavors, giving a tropical style of Sauvignon Blanc. But there is also great acidity and a hint of a mineral character to give it structure. Not imported.
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.