This is a ripe wine, with flavors of apple, pear, caramel and a touch of mineral that is subordinate to the fruit. It is lightly toasty, and the acidity is crisp.
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.