This black-fruit-flavored wine comes from a blend of Alicante Bouschet, Aragonez and Trincadeira, all local Alentejo grapes. It is full of rich fruit, with acidity to balance. The texture and the tannins contribute to the density and power, allowing the wine to age further. Drink from 2018.
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.