A rounded, toast-rich wine, with the full creaminess of malolactic acidity very evident. This richness works, giving a sensuous, opulent style, just kept in check by the acidity, but very ready to let all its ripeness rip.
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.