Unlike some of the old, wood-aged Moscatels, this gold colored wine has kept so much freshness and bright acidity to contrast the honeyed intensity and yellow fruit flavors. It is sweet, but not cloying because it is kept crisp by a touch of citrus that cuts through the honey. Drink now.
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.