A ripe, spicy wine, this balances its rich tropical fruits with tense acidity and wood toast. It's full and rounded yet finely tangy and taut. With this structure, the wine should age over many 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.