Old vines of Tinta Roriz and Touriga Nacional have produced an immensely concentrated wine. It is dark, with some tough tannins that still need to soften. The richness offers generous black fruits although with plenty of acidity to balance. This wine will be ready to drink from 2019.
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.