So rich that it is almost sweet. The yellow fruits give considerable ripeness to this intense, spicy wine. With its smooth, oily texture and its layers of wood, it is almost too much.
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.