Known for its ability to produce deeply colored wine, Sousão has made a wine with a rough-edged character, which gives it a firm, solid and chunky feel. A dense layer of acidity adds balance. Age for 1–2 years.
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.