The Herrenberg vineyard has a produced a wonderfully rich Grüner, its rich tropical character broad but never far from freshness. Pear juice and peaches dominate, with just a fleck of spice, pierced through with mouth watering 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.