A full-bodied wine, structured and textured. It lacks acidity and crispness, instead giving honey and ripe yellow fruits. It is so rich, there are hints even of late harvest grapes here. The finish is spoiled by pepper.
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.