You can tell that Pinot Noir dominates this wine. It is big, powerful, hinting at raspberries as well as delicious richness. There are white peach and pink grapefruit flavors, but the yeast and the layers of structured toast are just as intriguing. The final is a play on richness and structure.
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.