The Barsac region of Bordeaux is generally fantastic value for money for sweet wines, and this classy wine is no exception. Try with blue cheese - it's awesome!
When the grapes are ready for drying, the vine's grape-bearing branches are slashed so that the grapes dry on the vine, concentrating sugars and flavours. The resultant wine is superbly elegant with an etheral quality associated with the finest Riesling.
Recioto is regarded in Soave as the pinnacle of winemaking. Garganega grapes are dried on mats in a loft at the Pieropan family home where they develop botrytis and shrivel. The resulting wine is rich and bursting with passionfruit aromas with spun sugar
There is seemingly no end to the talents of Dr. Andrew Pirie, and here he brings us a delightful sweetie. Fresh and limey but quite honeyed too.