by Eric Asimov
If you’re looking for a winter-weight white wine, one that’s substantial enough to warm the insides yet elegant enough to dance intimately with many different foods, I’ve got a name for you: Savennières.
I make this recommendation with some trepidation. I love Savennières, but I will concede it’s not particularly likable. That is to say, it’s not an easygoing, friendly sort of wine. It requires a commitment, which is not necessarily a step that everybody wants to take… The Thinking Person’s White Wine – NYTimes.com