Port producer Churchill owns this quinta, and makes both table wine and Port. It's a big success, its rich soft fruits, flavored with prunes and sultanas as well as vivid dark plums, are held together well by the concentrated dry tannins, and finished with fresh acidity. Give this wine five 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.