An off-dry blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Gros Manseng, this comes from the French southwest. Named after a sandy beach in the Basque Country, the wine has that cool feel of ocean breezes. Honey and lemon flavors are right up front to give a wine that is both fresh and beautifully fragrant.
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.