This is certainly a rich wine, the yellow peach flavors ripe and concentrated. But there is also a hard core where the botrytis dominates and makes for a tight character. It is missing charm.
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.