The Douro version of Paxis is a blend of Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional and Tinta Roriz. It is a rounded, smooth and spicy wine, with weight and richness. Packed with red berries and plums, it is fruity and structured, with tannins providing a strong base of support. Drink from 2014.
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.