A densely dry wine, the tannins dominating the fruit. In style, it harks back to the more tannic offerings from the Dão, but with a more modern interpretation that brings in berry fruits and a final fresh, juicy character.
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.