Very spicy wine, with ginger and nutmeg dominating the full, rich structure. It is hard to discern the fruit for all this exotic character, although there is pear skin structure.
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.