Using local grapes Jaen and Alfrocheiro in the blend, this fresh and fruity wine manages to combine great acidity and a firmly textured tannic character. It is still young and very fruity, but can be enjoyed now or aged for a few years.
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.