Certainly sweet, but a sweetness held in check by layers of dry botrytis. This is an apéritif wine, its flavors of apricots touched with white figs making it seem fruity rather than unctuous. Screwcap.
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.