A finely perfumed wine, its ripe fruits given extra style by wood aging. Made from the local Baga, this shows the potential of what can be a tannic grape. It has richness, structure, bramble and red stone fruits and a core of minerality. Drink now.
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.