On the dry side, this has plenty of fruit for an aged tawny, although it does actually taste older than its 10-years indication. That gives it a good depth of flavor as well as wood acidity that shines through at the end.
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.