Made from a blend of every local red grape imaginable, this is a serious, impressive wine. Its aromas and flavors conjure up the wild mountain scenery around the vineyard, giving black fruits, dense tannins and acidity. The spice at the end is another reminder of its origins. 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.