This is a honeyed wine, full of tropical fruits. It is rich, somewhat heavy and clumsy, but acidity surfaces through the midpalate. It's a wine that can be aged, although ready to drink now.
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.