A classic 10-year old tawny, hovering tantalizingly between wood-aged flavors and fruit. It comes down just on the side of the wood flavors, suggesting the blend has some older wines in it. It is a deliciously drinkable, not too dry, wine.
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.