A fruity style of Douro wine, perhaps missing the tannins but with generous black fruits and ripe berry flavors. Acidity and a streak of minerality combine to give the final tight texture. 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.