Blending Baga and Touriga Nacional, this wine delivers a big sweep of red fruits and spice. Juicy acidity bursts from the glass. The firm tannins of both grapes are still there and need time to round out. Give this wine until 2017.
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.