A fine barrique-aged wine, dominated by Touriga Nacional. It is solidly structured without being too powerful, with ripe, black currant fruits and aromas of freshly fallen leaves. With its new wood element, this is a wine that is potentially long-lasting. It certainly deserves attention.
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.