A big and ripe wine that has great fruit as well as a firm, dark structure. It's built strongly with black plums pushed by solid tannins, while also having great juicy acidity. Dominated by Touriga Nacional, it's spicy, perfumed and developing well. Drink from 2016.
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.