There is a vivid pink color on this caramel and ripe fruit-flavored wine. It has weight, probably too much, losing the freshness and acidity. Vanilla and super-ripe strawberries dominate.
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.