This classic blend of Douro grapes is soft, fruity and fresh. It has a mineral edge to the texture, giving a tangy character as well as a more complex set of flavors to the palate. Drink now, although the wine will be better 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.