A big, superripe wine that manages to combine this opulence with an edge of crisp acidity, keeping it well in balance. There are sweet peach and melon flavors followed by a touch of lime and toast, finishing rich and slightly spicy. Imported by Frederick Wildman & Sons, Ltd.
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.