The Dão region has some superb expressions of Touriga Nacional and this is one of them. With its richly perfumed fruit, dusty tannins, spiced damson and blueberry flavors, this is a great wine, ready for drinking in another 4–5 years.
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.