Attractive pear aromas show up on this ripe, relatively full wine. It has some green fruit as well, giving acidity, but its palate is more rich than that, offering vanilla, fresh red apples and a creamy 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.