A wine that has some acidity, but also tastes somewhat hot. There is some spice from the wood aging, balancing the white plum and stone fruit flavors. What is missing is the acidity.
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.