Earth aromas set the scene for this full-bodied wine. It is rich and rounded, with the pear and peach flavors dominating the soft texture. Made from grapes sourced from vineyards high above the Douro River, this has weight, although on the finish there is freshness. Screwcap.
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.