This ripe spicy wine is full of black currant and berry fruits. It is rich with some serious tannins that point out the generous fruitiness. With its acidity and fruit, the wine, a blend of local grapes along with Touriga Nacional and Petit Verdot, is 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.