Syrah grown on sandy soil near the Tagus estuary gives a soft, black fruited character that is powerful and rich. Generous black fruits are balanced by intense acidity. It's a wine to age so that the acidity can calm down; drink from 2016.
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.