The aromas of wood and orange marmalade hint at the richness of this wine. To taste, it is certainly powered by wood, but also has vivid freshness from crisp white peaches, spice and toast.
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.