This succulent wine is packed with ripe, rich white fruits, pears and apples that are given a twist by the spice from wood aging. A touch of honey brings out the creaminess of the texture. At the same time, acidity shoots right through this ageworthy wine. Drink from 2020.
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.