The 50% Malvasia in the blend gives this wine its perfumed character. It is ripe, touched by honey and spice. The wine has a fine, fresh streak at the end. 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.