A blended style of Madeira, this is rich, soft, without the ineffable bite of a wine made from the classic varieties, but certainly with acidity and wood as well as a full, caramel-flavored aftertaste.
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.