Made in tanks with no wood aging, this wine from classic Portuguese grapes is all about fruit. It has soft, ripe tannins that sustain the big berry and black currant flavors. With its juicy acidity and a light dry core, it will be ready to drink from 2016.
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.