A rarity, because there are few ice wines made from red grapes. The grape color shows, just, in the pink tinge of the wine, but apart from that it is a super-sweet wine, given the proper orange zest of acidity, but spoilt in its purity by a sweet toffee element.
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.