Full and rounded, this is a rich wine with its perfumed and smooth character from the blend of Gros Manseng and Petit Courbu. There is a more delicate element that acts as a fine contrast to the otherwise ripe wine.
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.