A blend of Touriga Nacional and Alicante Bouschet, this is an intense wine, packed with tannins and with a firm structure that comes from the super-ripe grapes. Jammy and with black-coffee flavors, the wine is concentrated and needs to soften until 2018.
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.