Toasty, creamy, almost Burgundian in its richness, this wood and tropical fruit dominated wine is rich and full, but has also managed to preserve freshness. Alongside the acidity, there is concentration, and a lively twist of green herbs.
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.