The Riesling and Gewürztraminer grapes used to make this Alsace-like blend were harvested late to allow for concentrated sweetness. It has a perfumed character and a steely edge of acidity. The finish hints at honey, and it has a crisp texture.
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.