A spicy, ripe wine that is part of the second line from Quinta de la Rosa. With its rich tannins, fine layers of acidity and sweet berry fruit, it is already drinkable. Give it 2–3 years and it will develop beyond its just fruity stage.
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.