When you need a richer, rounder wine and you shy away from Chardonnay, Rhône varieties, like Roussanne, can do the trick. Fruit descriptors elude Roussanne. Aromas favor things like blanched almonds, hay, wax and bamboo. It is a variety that keeps you going back to the glass to figure out just what in the world you are tasting. Then suddenly, the bottle is empty and you’re left wondering….