Gold in color, the wine has honeyed botrytis aromas that translate to the superrich palate. It is very concentrated, full-bodied, the weight of the fruit bursting out into a seductive opulence. Acidity only shows through at the end.
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.