Black-colored wine, showing the rich minerality of the Douro and its impressively structured fruit. Cranberry acidity mixes with black berry and a firm tannic core. Age for 2–3 years or more.
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.