With flavors of vanilla and caramel, this is rounded and full in the mouth. It passes up on a steely, edgy texture in favor of a warm and rich character. The result is a wine that is soft and needs to be drunk now.
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.