A sweet, toffee-flavored wine, the super-rich Riesling bringing some good acidity into the mix of intense concentration and ultra-sweet honey. The flavors are edging over the top—a little here goes a long way.
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.