There is an attractive spiciness here, yielding a wine that is warm and rich. It has flavors of tropical fruits, lychees and rosewater. It's full bodied, concentrated and dense in texture, but maintains a freshness through the finish. 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.