Of the two styles of wines made by this producer, this is the one that's softer and easy to drink when young. With its touch of spice and layers of wood, it is also a rich full wine that brings out both great black fruits and the mineral texture of many Douro wines. The wine will be ready in 2018.
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.