Pure Touriga Nacional, with eight months in barrel, this is a fruit and dark chocolate-flavored wine. It has a firm character and a touch of bitter extraction that is in the process of blowing away to give richness. At its base, this is a concentrated wine with a solid, dark structure and perfumed berry fruits. Drink from 2018.
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.