A younger version of the 20-year-old Moscatel, this is sweeter and much less complex. But it is soft and fresh, with flavors of nuts and burnt fruits alongside sweetness and intense perfumes. Light and fresh at the same time. —R.V.
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.