Rich and ultraripe, this is full of yellow fruit, melon and pineapple flavors. Contrasting with this fruitiness are notes of dense wood and spice. It has an elegant structure, with a crisp, citrusy finish.
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.