A gold colored wine, it is honeyed, almost as if touched by botrytis. It's full and rich with a syrupy texture, very smooth, the spice is completely sublimated by the mature character and some fragrant final acidity. It's ready to drink.
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.