A wood-aged wine, with aromas that are certainly dominated by toast. The taste is more fruity, with pineapple and mandarin orange flavors giving a fine edge of acidity. Age for a year for the wood to integrate more.
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.