This wine oozes opulent, sweet, spicy fruit. The extravagantly sweet fruit is balanced by good acidity and a layer of dry botrytis. The texture is unctuous and sweet, leaving the palate almost shell-shocked with its richness.
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.