With a touch of wood aging, this is a spicy wine while still fruity. Graperfruit and pineapple combine with the toast to give an aromatic wine that needs holding until 2016 before drinking.
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.