Aromas of quince and a palate of sweet, toffee flavors make this a rich wine, with flavors of fig jelly. But it is unbalanced due to its almost total lack of acidity.
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.