Very rich, this is a smooth spicy wine, its fruit flavors dominated by mango and pineapple, finished with a more mineral texture. It is worth opening this wine an hour before drinking, or even decanting.
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.