Big, opulent and rich, this is all fruit. While there is a hint of wood, the wine is generous with tropical flavors and ripe white pears. If it wasn't for the acidity, this could be New World.
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.