The combination of Cabernet Sauvignon and Touriga Nacional brings a firm, dry character in this wine. Earth-driven in flavor, hints of black fruit remain subtle, suggesting a wine that is not going to improve.
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.