The intense combination of ripe, sweet fruit and amazing acidity that is Madeira is so evident in this wine. It has mature wood-aged acidity that cuts through the demerara sugar and smoky, toasty character, resulting in a wine that is totally memorable. Drink now.
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.