Named after an advisor to the 19th-century Portuguese kings, this red wine is rich and full of dark fruits, with juicy acidity. It has a fine, ripe character, with generous tannins integrated into the full-bodied character. The acidity at the end gives a final crisper aftertaste.
European Editor, Reviews wines from Portugal and France
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.