The vineyard of the monastery of Fazenda, run by Quinta do Ventozello, has produced a simple, fruity, jammy blackberry-flavored wine with some acidity. It is easy, juicy, with a fine, dry, food-friendly aftertaste.
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.