Soft and ripe, spiced up by new wood, this is a big, rounded, shapely wine. Tropical fruits are here, along with pear skins and some creaminess. A great food wine.
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.