With the addition of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot to Austrian fruit, this is the international view from Igler. Wood aging has smoothed the fruit tannins, and this is a less explosive vintage of Vulcano than in the past. It is more on the elegant side, fruit, wood and acidity all in balance.
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.