Rich and oily wine, with smooth pear and apple purée flavors. That means it lacks acidity, compensating for that with its ripe bursts of flavor. The finish reveals toast and spicy almonds.
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.