Alain Thiénot's non vintage is ripe, rich and full-bodied—a departure from typical house style. It has signifcant weight on the palate with yellow- and citrus-fruit flavors, and a soft, generous feel. The finish is crisp, exhibiting acidity laced with lime.
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.