Tight and mineral, this is firmly structured, a solid wine that speaks of the dark granite soil of the region. With vineyards against Portugal's highest mountain range, this is a dark, always dry and tannic wine.
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.