The estate vineyard of Bacalhôa has produced this rich, smooth-textured wine. It has been wood aged, giving a balanced feel on the palate. The wine is dense, full of rich fruits as well as spice and a rounded texture. Age for 2–3 years, or drink now.
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.