While it is obviously deliciously rich, this wine also has a finely wrought, precious porcelain character, a delicacy that gives it a wonderful lift. The white fruits are just spiced, with an herbal element, finishing with a soft lilt. Imported by Vin Divino.
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.