This is a red sparkling wine, pure Touriga Nacional but also shockingly acidic and dry. Plus it has tannins. It's well made for what it is and will certainly appeal to drinkers who like red sparkling wine.
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.