With its gold color, this looks like an opulent wine—a fact confirmed on the palate. It remains essentially dry; its opulence translated into great swathes of perfumed tropical fruits. It has weight, the sort of wine to go with rich sauces—or even by itself.
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.