Deep old gold in color, this wine speaks of its years in wood. While it has retained its fruit, it has also rich toast, sultanas and considerable sweetness that is balanced by the intense acidity at the back. It's a beautiful wine, ready to drink like any aged tawny.
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.