This Touriga Nacional is sourced from vineyards close to the Atlantic Ocean and as a result it gets a touch of saltiness to its rich tannins. The wine has power and density, with rich black fruits and violet tones. It is still young and will be best from 2019.
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.