The smoothest, ripest wine, its opulent character brought out by the touch of wood. It is so rich, the honey edge surrounded by ripe mango and pineapple with a light touch of acidity. Age this wine for several 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.