A honeyed wine, soft and ripe. There is butter and toast, and acidity in the way of white fruits with only touches of citrus. Very round, this wine is almost ready to drink now, with its concentrated fullness and richness.
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.