Soft, sweet, with the flavors of currants and dried sultanas, this is a relatively delicate wine, not intensely rich. It has an edge of botrytis along with a noticeable mineral character, giving a fresh acidity to finish.
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.