Big and bold, this is a massive Touriga Nacional, emphasizing the structure as much as the fruit. It has a rich black plum character that is paired with firm wood and fruit tannins and a ripe juicy aftertaste. It could do with a year's aging, so drink from early 2017.
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.