Intensely liquorous, this is a wine whose richness comes from concentrated botrytis over honey and lemon acidity. It is very ripe, rather than hugely sweet, with a final burst of freshness, giving a positive lift. Delicious, it needs aging for 5–10 years.
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European Editor, Reviews wines from Portugal and France
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.