A full, ripe wine with a touch of toastiness. It is fresh, but it is also powered, rich and open. Yellow fruits give the extra fruitiness. The aftertaste is dry with ripe acidity.
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.