Full in the mouth, spiced with new wood over ginger. The fruit is rich, showing apple and pear juice flavors touched by almonds. It is ripe, delicious, finishing very 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.