A gorgeously ripe wine, a product of the warm vineyards of the upper Douro, giving tropical fruit, pineapple and peach. The acidity is there to balance, with its apple skin texture.
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.