A big, rich wine, from a fine year in the Loire. The fruits are sweet, although the acidity and texture make this wine dry. Flavors of peach, pear and spice work well together here, giving a fine, ripe mouthful of creamy mousse.
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.