With just a hint of cool climate Lisboa, this is an impressively structured wine. It has fine tannins, perfumed black fruits and a dense texture that goes right to the core of the wine. This is rich while offering a finely etched character. Age for 4–5 years.
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.