This is a surprisingly reticent wine, with a forward spicy character that translates into a more elegant, rounded wine. The acidity and firm structure help to texture the lychee flavor. Pair this with food.
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.