The heat of the Pfaffenberg vineyard shows strongly in this wine. This is a big, concentrated waft of yellow fruits, given some spice and finished with a tight pear skin texture. Worth aging, to bring the spice fully into balance.
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.