This rich but dry wine brings out Grüner Veltliner's peppery character, which shows on top of the pear and quince flavors. The acidity offers a lift to this intense, concentrated 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.