A rich, creamy wine, toasty and with ripe apricots. There is a definite toasty vanilla element in this wine. The structure, with its grapefruit edge, gives some tension to the surrounding softness.
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.