Power and rich, spicy creaminess are the hallmarks of this full-bodied wine. Tropical fruit flavors of mango and lychee are spiced up with nutmeg. There is a fresh tingle on the palate, intriguing and leaving a positive question over its ageworthiness— 2–4 years.
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.