The Aragonez (aka Tempranillo or Tinta Roriz) is complex enough to produce a single varietal wine. Here, with wood aging, it has made a richly endowed wine, full of firm black fruits as well as acidity. With its structured aftertaste, it is dense and serious. Drink now.
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.