Wood aging shows strongly throughout this wine. With its blend of Viosinho, Encruzado with a dash of Chardonnay, it has weight and richness. A creamy character comes from the wood and the ripe yellow fruits are developing well. Hold to 2015.
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.