Straw yellow in color, this now mature wine is made from 100-year old vines, planted in sandy soils above the Tejo (Tagus) river. It has richness, touches of toast and yeast and smooth flavors of vanilla and spice. Yellow fruits and light acidity shine at the end.
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.