Living up to its name, this wine comes in a bottle shaped like an ancient amphora. Its fruit is more modern, clean and fresh with just a hint of aromatic spices and orange zest. The aftertaste has a touch of vanilla.
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.