This is a finely balanced wine, not hugely sweet, but with structure as well as opulent fruit. The Traminer lends a touch of spice, but it is well restrained. This is a style that could certainly partner savory foods as well as desserts.
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.