Rich and sweet wine in character with a Vendange Tardive. It is gorgeous and opulent, while balanced and elegant. The acidity is in wonderful contrast to the smoky honey and orange zest flavors. A hint of bitterness suggests, for sure, that this wine will be even more wonderful when aged.
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.