Dense and opulently ripe, this is a hugely spicy wine. There is a dry edge to this otherwise sweet wine, bringing out flavors of almonds and bright acidity. This is a wine to age, so drink from 2014.
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.