This is as close as Malbec gets to a Port-style wine. It is rich, lightly nutty and well balanced between sweet black fruits and acidity, with firmer tannins that promise aging. Drink at the end of a meal, like a vintage Port.
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.