Gewürz is always the easiest of grapes to spot, and this wine has all the right varietal characteristics—the floral character, the lychee flavors and the surprising pink grapefruit and sugary acidity. It is not sweet, but is definitely rich.
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.