A star wine from Alvaro Castro. It is powered by its tannins, its intense mineral structure, dark plums, cranberry and dense texture. Give this powerful, impressive wine at least five years.
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.