An intensely spicy wine, full of bergamot and lychee flavors, this is ripe and full bodied. Its exotic character is fully balanced by a fine line in acidity, providing just the right foil for strong, creamy cheeses or terrines.
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.