This big, ripe, dark, brooding wine has fine, concentrated fruit. Solid and chunky, the dryness is balanced with the huge fruits and powerful tannins. A blend of Touriga Nacional and Cabernet Sauvignon, with a limited production of 20,000 bottles. —R.V.
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.