From the high (2000 feet) mountain vineyards in the interior of Portugal, this is a serious, complex expression of Touriga Nacional, perfumed and structured. Dry tannins give tension to the blackberry fruit flavors.
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.