From vineyards at the western end of the Douro region, this is a densely packed wine, with a dusty and tannic texture that also keeps a firm grip on dark berry and stone fruits. The acidity is less apparent, giving a wine that should be drunk in the next 1–2 years.
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European Editor, Reviews wines from Portugal and France
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.