At first sight, this seems to be a semi-sweet wine, but in fact it is just the exotic fruits which make it so rich. Flavors of quince and pineapple add to the liveliness of the wine, while the acidty just gives it balance. It should certainly age well over 5 years or more.
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.