The dry botrytis flavors dominate this wine, the sweetness masked by tastes of almonds, honey and spice. The dryness continues right through to the end, leaving spice, marzipan and freshness over richness.
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.