Here is a ripe, full-bodied wine that brings out the minerality of the Douro terroir. It is structured and textured, with a strongly tangy character. Acidity and bright lemon flavors are still young and need some aging, so 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.