There is total intensity here, with a wine that combines great spiciness with honeyed botrytis and ripe tropical fruit flavors. The wine is full, concentrated, a meal in itself.
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.