The high percentage of Touriga Franca in this wine has given it structure as well as red berry fruitiness. It is generous, but supported by a dry core of tannins. Twelve months in wood have smoothed out the fruit stalkiness and given a ripe wine that could age further. Drink from 2016.
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.