A selection of Touriga Nacional, this was foot-trodden in open lagars. That gives a richness and smooth density to this stylish wine, adding to its concentration and powerful black fruits. It is solid with tannins that needs to age further. Drink from 2020.
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.