Bold and spicy, this is a soft, round wine. It is ripe with berry fruits and crisp with acidity. While it only hints at the structure of Touriga Nacional it does have a rich, warm character that makes it ready to 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.