Icewine from Cabernet Sauvignon is pretty rare. The grape's dark pigment lends the wine no more than a hint of pink in the gold color. On the palate, the tannins do show, along with a note of honey and acidity. It's unusual, but it works. Screwcap
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.