This rich and fruity wine shows the natural richness of the Douro, with dense and firm tannins that will allow the wine to age. Black plum fruits are powerful and concentrated, giving fruit and acidity. It needs to age for several years, don't drink before 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.