A rich ginger marmalade of a wine, with pear and spice syrup flavors. This is dense and textured, smooth and unctuous, but beautifully lifted by acidity. Impressive and ageworthy.
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.