Aged in wood for 18 months, and made from old vines, this is a rich, botrytised wine, with wild flower honey, perfumed peaches and a deliciously piercing acidity. It needs to age at least 5 years, when the complexity of the fruit will be enhanced by the wood.
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.