From grapes that were just touched by noble rot, this dry wine is a beautiful, golden wine in color and flavor. It feels full, with mature yellow fruits, the merest hint of honey, but always rich rather than showing any sweetness. A very fine, unusual wine.
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.