A wood-aged red Vinho Verde brings out some richness in the Vinhão grape. With its already-red juice, the wine has surprising weight and ripeness with black currant fruit to the fore. 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.