Intoxicating acidity is the main character of this wine. It is certainly ripe, there is crisp fruit, but at the end it is always this acidity that pierces through the sweetness like a rapier. At the end, there is great balance. —R.V.
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.