Smooth and unctuous wine, rich with an oily texture that coats the mouth with its honey, mango and treacle character. It is so concentrated, just the essence of sweetness. Acidity is there in the final tang of lemon zest.
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.