The rich 2009 vintage has produced a rich version of this single-quinta wine. Almost Port-like in its ripe fruits and sweet tannins, it only slowly shows a more structured, table wine character. Black fruits are dominant on this very juicy and spicy wine. Age for 4–5 years.
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.