Old gold in color, this Moscatel has been aged in wood to concentrate its intense flavors. It has flavors of marmalade, dried raisins, so sweet yet flushed through with acidity. The aftertaste is smooth, like syrup.
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.