With its label depicting the Queen of the Night in Mozart's Magic Flute opera, this is a huge and dry wine, despite its 20% botrytis. A wine to admire for its concentration, it demands attention as well as aging.
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.