Aromatic and fruity, with a significant proportion of Muscadelle in the blend, this has yellow fruits, lychees, some grapefruit and a spicy element from new wood. It has definite weight, but without being heavy, the fresh fruit lifting all the flavors.
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.