Encruzado produces ripe yellow-fruit and spice flavored wines of great quality. This is a soft, generous example, warm in its round texture and rich in apricot and toast flavors. It should be aged another few months and enjoyed 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.