A ripe, toffee-dominated wine that has great richness, particularly from the creamy Chardonnay. Flavors of peaches, ripe pineapple and spicy caramel are enlivened by some finishing acidity. Worth aging for 3–4 years.
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.