A rugged wine to suit the steep Douro vineyards, this is solid, dark, packed with tannin and a strong structure. Black plum skins, spice and an opulent concentration combine to give a wine that needs time to fulfill its potential. Drink from 2017.
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.