Another fine wine from the DFJ stable, blending the two top Douro grape varieties. The aromas of sweet, juicy fruit on the nose are complemented by firm, dry tannins and rich, concentrated fruit. It's big but never clumsy. —R.V.
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.