Smooth and rich, its creamy texture is rounded out with a toast note. Flavors of peppered apricot and green plum work well together to give a warm, concentrated wine that shows all of its ripe fruit up front.
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.