All the heat of the Alentejo is encapsulated in this wine. It is rich, dense, and warmly ripe, with gentle tannins that wrap around the fruit structure. Red berry and spice, with lively acidity offers a well-rounded wine that will be ready to drink after 2015.
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.