A wine from the Santos Lima home estate, the wine brings together two noble varieties in a homogenous, smooth blend. The tannins that are part of the DNA of both grapes have been softened by wood aging so that the dominant character of this ripe wine is almost refreshing, juicy acidity. 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.