A big-hearted wine, rich as well as structured. The perfumed fruit is blackberry lined with acidity, while the firm tannins give a dusty, dry heart. It's a concentrated wine, full of the complexities of Touriga Nacional.
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.