Like his earlier Traminer (Nummer 3), this wine is layered with dryness as well as richness. It is intense and very concentrated, a great combination of spice, acidity and syrup. There is a touch of vanilla and coconut as well as flavors of ripe pears.
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.