This blend of Touriga Nacional, Tinta Roriz and Touriga Franca—typical of the Dão or Douro—is translated here by Beira Interior vineyards at 2,100 feet. That altitude creates a perfumed wine, rich in tannins and lightly herbal red berry fruit. It's ready to drink.
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.