The wine is perfumed, fruity and ripe. A touch of spice from the fruit gives an exotic edge to the rounded, ripe and juicy flavors. It is full-bodied while still retaining a fresh edge.
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.