Chardonnay and Pinot Blanc is a blend once found in Burgundy, but rarely today. Here in Austrian Burgenland, it gives a very rounded style of wine, although with a terroir-marked mineral edge. Baked apples and creamed pear are laced with pink grapefruit.
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.