A beautifully ripe wine made in tiny quantities (5 barrels) in exceptional years from a small parcel of Sémillon. It's rich and unctuous, filled with flavors of molasses and honey, spiced with dry botrytis. There's an intense, smoky 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.