Old-gold in color, this wine has concentrated flavors with an almost medicinal intensity. Old wood and acidity form a dominant element along with a note of orange peel. A memorable wine for savoring.
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.