Sweet and perfumed, but with a sense of proportion despite its alcohol. It has fine ripe fruits, star fruit and mango prominent, while the acidity keeps the exuberance in check. The final flavor brings in fresh white fruits. For aging 4–5 years.
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.