Sweet almonds and marzipan flavors go with some fresh acidity, soft raspberry jam fruits and a layer of mature sultanas. The overall effect is of a fresh wine, as well as dried fruits.
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.