Ripe, soft and spicy. This is an attractive, open wine, medium sweet and rich. It has a fine hint of pepper along with honey and tropical fruits. For medium- term aging over the next 3–5 years.
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.