A fine addition to Churchill's Douro wines, this is rich, perfumed with hints of violets, layers of soft tannins and jammy red berry fruits. It has a tannic firmness, but this is cushioned by the generous fruit.
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.