The Xavier Flouret range includes wines from both Spain and France. This expression of French Sauvignon Blanc is maturing well, its primary grassy character softened by flavors of almond paste, the acidity tamed but still pulsating through the wine. There is a good apple skin texture to add complexity.
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.