The main Cálem property is at a curve of the Douro, by the town of Pinhão, hence the name of the wine. It's an earthy, traditional style, not bad for that, but definitely for those who enjoy wines with a touch of volatility. It does go well with rich meat dishes.
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.