The wine has a creamy character with weight and richness, if without a strong sensation of acidity. It is opulent with hints of the wood aging. Peach, pear and honey flavors show through at the end.
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.