This ripe, wood-aged wine comes from the plateau above the Douro Valley. It has a cool, mineral character that suits it well. Fresh with acidity and tight with its chalky texture, it's a delicious wine to drink now, fruity, tangy and complex.
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.