Harvested in November 2007, this is sweet wine from the Madiran region of Gascony. In fact, it has dryness as much as sweetness, with perfumed flavors of white figs, nutmeg and touches of wood. The acidity goes right through to keep it all beautifully fresh.
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.