A barrel-aged white, with crisp acidity made rich by spice and toast. The balance is just right, the stone yellow fruits giving ripe softness, while minerality and acidity provide the contrast.
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.