The intensity of this wine is extraordinary, with huge spice flavors and a richness that almost becomes sweetness. There is honey as well as ripe white fruits, the acidity just a glint in the aftertaste.
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.