Big and fruity, this is a forward and fresh wine. It has all the weight of ripe Touriga Nacional, perfumed and rich with blackberry fruits. A soft tannic background gives structure to the immediately attractive acidity and fruitiness.
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.