Full bodied and very round in character, this has rich pineapple and white fruits that are cut with grapefruit-like acidity. A touch of spice surfaces from having been wood aged. This could age for 2–3 years.
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.