This is a typical mineral-driven Dão wine, with structure and complex, dry and firm fruits. Licorice and wood notes also add to the mix. This needs at least three years of aging.
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.