Congratulations to Wolfberger for indicating sweetness levels on the back label. This wine weighs in at a 6 (out of 9). The sweetness is partially lost in the spicy character of the wine, with soft lychee and pear flavors. It misses intensity, but is attractive to drink now.
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.