Rich and concentrated, this has flavors of honey and vanilla wafer. It has a bite of ginger and orange marmalade. The acidity is subdued, suggesting a wine that will age quickly and mature in the next year.
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.