Made from Tannat with added alcohol to stop the fermentation, this is a sweet, deliciously rich wine. It shows a fine balance between fruity acidity, red-fruit jelly flavors and layers of tannin from the Tannat. It will certainly 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.