This blend of Altesse, Jacquère and Chardonnay is bitter at first. That edge gives way to a creamy mousse that fills the mouth with nut, dried plum and spice flavors.The aftertaste is dry.
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.