An elegant, full-bodied wine, showing the richness of 2005, but keeping the tropical fruit element in balance with the light toast and butter flavors. The acidity is harder to find, but it comes through with spice in a soft aftertaste.
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.