Powerful and rich, from superripe grapes, this wine follows a style in Bordeaux that seems to want to make white Burgundy. It is creamy, rounded, spicy from toast, with white fruits, only a touch of citrus, and a full, intense 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.