Named in homage to a Marquesa de Alorna who was a poet in the 18th century, this wood-aged rich wine is serious and complex. It has ripe yellow fruits that balance with the spice from the wood aging, giving a ripe creamy wine that will still age. Drink from 2017.
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.