The Jaen grape, local to the Dão, has produced a perfumed juicy wine that is ripe and intensely full of acidity at the same time. It has only light tannins and red berry flavors that are right up front. The wine is ready to drink.
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.