A blend of grapes from across different regions, this is a full, rather fat wine. It's ripe with apple and pear flavors and a light touch of acidity, although there is a bitter aftertaste that is less pleasant.
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.