An almost racy, aromatic wine, all fresh acidity before the spice and tropical fruits kick in. In a curious way, it is the most readily drinkable of the three Gewürztraminers that Rieflé produces, precisely because the richness of the fruit is balanced with the acidity.
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.