There is a touch of minerality from the granite soil of the Dão in this wine. That goes along with firm tannins as well as ripe red fruits. The result is a rich wine that should really be aged another year. So drink from 2017.
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.