A wine with great juicy swathes of fruit that combine well with the natural structure of the Dão. It is textured and firmly tannic, with delicious black fruits coming through. It's ready to drink, but will certainly benefit from 1–2 years' 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.