This is a spicy wine that shows rich fruit along with nutmeg and cinnamon flavors. Baked apple and ripe pear underly the spice, while acidity on the finish accentuates a fresh 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.