This vineyard in the foothills of the Serra da Estrela, Portugal's highest mountains, brings out the sense of dark granite soil and structure. In addition, it shows ripe berry fruit flavors, sweet tannins and great acidity. Keep this serious wine for five years.
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.