Always an impressive wine, this latest Reserva of Conde de Vimioso is deceptively smooth, packed with ripe and juicy black fruits. It's deceptive because under the velvet surface there are powerful tannins at work. The result is a wine for aging over several years.
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.