Soft and ripe, the normal herbaceous character rounded out with pear and peach fruits. Sure, there is a tang, a kick to the wine, with acidity. But it is the ripeness that dominates.
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.