The top wines in Aveleda's Follies range (named after eccentric buildings) are Grande Follies. This serious, concentrated wine is richly full of ripe tannins, dark black fruits and a powerful structure. It has the weight and tannin to age for several more 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.