A blend of Touriga Nacional, Touriga Francesa and Tinta Roriz, this is a solid, chunky wine, with firm, dry tannins and old wood tastes. Raisin flavors give it some sweetness, yet the wood leaves a dry aftertaste. —R.V.
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.