Firm and ripe, with dense, juicy fruit, this shows the exuberant side of Touriga Nacional. It has solid tannins, but the fruit is full of bright berries, herbs and a touch of pepper. The wood aging has rounded the fruit out.
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.