Still close to ruby in color and flavor, it also tastes young. That gives it freshness, red berry fruits and some tight acidity. Dried sultanas hint at the tawny wood aging. Like all tawnies it is ready to drink.
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European Editor, Reviews wines from Portugal and France
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.