Rich and perfumed, this is a rotund and smooth wine. It has light spice, followed by ripe flavors of tropical fruit and almond, with a crisp layer of acidity. The finish has a full mouthfeel, with a spice note.
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.