The flagship wine of the São Miguel estate, this impresses with its dense tannins and opulent black fruits. It's fermented in open lagares and aged 18 months in wood. While its concentration and power are obvious, its elegance is surprising. Structured to age, this will be best from 2020.
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.