Pure Touriga Nacional with the grape's characteristic perfumes, this is firm and still dense. Tannins abound along with the blackberry fruit. The aftertaste, with its acidity, promises more aging, so drink from 2018.
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.