Garrafeira is the Portuguese term for a special selection by the winemaker. This rich wine, with 30 months in wood, is impressive and concentrated. With robust tannins and dense juicy black fruits, it presents a powerhouse of flavors. It is ready to drink.
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.