This is an almost black-colored wine, soft, ripe and very sweet. There are some soft, mature tannins, but the richness of the fruit and the sweetness dominate. —R.V.
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.