This single vineyard wine shows its pedigree with firm tannins and structured fruit. It is serious wine, designed for aging with its structure, wood aging aromas and perfumed fruits. It is a blend of Tinta Roriz and Castelão which together bring out both tight texture and fruitiness. The wine needs to age, so drink from 2018.
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.