From a steep vineyard above the village of Straden, this has wonderful tropical fruit aromas, the fruit beautifully ripe. Ripe, smooth, rounded, the acidity giving just the right final burst of herbal freshness.
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.