Also known as Tinta Amarela in the Douro, Trincadeira gives wines with firm structure while also having a juicy fruit acidity. This wine, with its red berries and red currant flavors fits the bill, a fresh wine that also has weight and density. Drink now.
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.