An orange pink color sets the scene for a wine that has mature fruit, yeast, toast and some bottle age. Under these characters are strawberries and red currants, finishing with the softest aftertaste, indicating a high level of dosage.
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.