With just a touch of pepper, this is a warmly spiced wine, ripe in character and full of soft apple and pear flavors. The fruit is right up front, full of ripeness as well as acidity.
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.