With its layers of toast and ripe green and yellow fruits, this is both a warm and a structured wine. It has richness and a hint of vanilla, and the most tangy orange zest. The acidity at the end is intense but very refreshing. Age for at least four years.
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.