There is much of the perfumed character of Touriga Nacional in this wine that goes with the ripe, juicy black fruits and acidity. At this stage, there is a strong spice from the wood aging and this needs to soften before the wine will be ready to drink. Wait until 2018.
European Editor, Reviews wines from Portugal and France
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.