This lightly wood aged Douro blend is certainly rich, full of generous white stone fruit as well as melon. With its balancing acidity, the wine is both rich and crisp and will be better from 2017.
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.